Unpaid fees tacked onto residents' taxes
October 20, 2009
Alice Campbell Havre Daily News [email protected]
A total of $6,650 has been tacked on to property tax bills of residents who have not paid the city for work done on their yards. City Council approved the move during a meeting Monday evening. A city ordinance requires that yards are maintained and, if there are excessive weeds or high grass, a property owner is cited with a public nuisance and given 10 days to remedy the issue. The tax additions affect about half of the total number of people who failed to maintain their yards thi...