City targets wayward clippings

Discharging lawn clippings into the street could net Iolans a $25 fine, if City Council members approve a new ordinance Monday. Council members also will continue discussions on how to handle past-due utility bills once a state order banning disconnections expires.

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April 24, 2020 - 3:36 PM

Iola City Council members will discuss Monday whether to approve an ordinance banning Iolans from discharging lawn clippings into the street. Register file photo

With the growing season upon us, Iola city leaders are once again urging  those who mow lawns to properly dispose of the clippings. 

That urging may soon become law.

City Council members will discuss Monday an ordinance prohibiting the placement of lawn debris on roads, streets, highways or alleys within the city limits. 

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