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Home upkeep rules may change in Farmington


Failure to finish an exterior housing project could lead to misdemeanor charges against the homeowner if a new city code amendment is approved by the Farmington City Council.

That approval may be a few months off yet, but negligent homeowners may want to start those siding projects sooner rather than later because they'll be charged if the new property maintenance code gets the nod from council members.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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