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Subcommittee to revamp draft ordinance to restrict herbicide use


After discussing a draft ordinance to restrict herbicide use within Borough boundaries at Monday’s regular meeting, the Assembly decided to task a revamping of the ordinance to a sub-committee. While the Assembly was primarily concerned about the State’s potential use of herbicides within Borough boundaries, Borough Manger Steve Giesbrecht said that local concern extends beyond the State’s use and includes local residents using herbicides on their property.

Several Assembly members said the draft ordinance was too restrictive for residents and that the accompanying $1000 fine was too...

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