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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Residents of Columbia Cityâ€™s southeast side had the opportunity to participate in a neighborhood meeting to discuss city ordinances Thursday.
Sixteen citizens from the area around Swihart and Collins Streets met with Mayor Ryan Daniel, Councilman Nicole Penrod and Councilman Dan Weigold at Gospel-Land Ministries on Douglas Avenue to discuss issues of importance to the neighborhood.
Chief among them was the nuisance ordinance. Some residents have been warned that they were in violation for accumulating junk in their yards, and they wished to discuss the issue with their elected officials.
Larry Jacobs appeared at a Columbia City Board of Works and Safety meeting last month. He said he keeps items on his property as part of his business and believes others should show him the courtesy he has shown them.
â€śIn the past 30 years, I have overlooked some things that donâ€™t suit me,â€ť he said. â€śI do that because I appreciate it when others do the same.â€ť
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