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Export mayor: Clean up cut grass from the street

Patrick Varine
| Thursday, July 5, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
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Export Mayor Joe Zaccagnini had a small quality-of-life request for borough residents: keep cut grass off the streets.

“We just paid to have the streets cleaned a little while ago, and there's a lot of dead grass in the street,” Zaccagnini said at borough council's meeting Tuesday night.

The borough's code inspector issued 13 citations for grass-cutting violations in June.

“I appreciate people cutting their grass,” Zaccagnini said, “but if they can just take the extra step of making sure it's not in the street, that would be wonderful.”

Zaccagnini and other borough officials noted that cut grass can wash into storm water pipes and cause clogs.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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