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Perrysburg cracks down on tall grass

PERRYSBURG, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Perrysburgofficials say time is up. Thursday was the deadline for residents to cut downtall grass and weeds from their property or face a fine.

Allnoxious weeds and tall grass growing within the city had to be cut by Thursday,but not everyone complied. Now the city will cut the grass, but it's going tocost residents.

Ownersof both residential and commercial lots who fail to cut their weeds and grasswill be fined $100, and an additional $75 per hour spent by city crewscompleting the work.

Oneresident says he takes great care of his lawn and hates his view across thestreet.

"Theydon't keep it down too much, and then their dandelion seeds blow over into ouryard," said Jean Schwind. "We got to make sure they don't take hold."

Schwindsays he spends close to $200 every year to hire a company to spray his yard tomake sure the weeds don't take root.

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