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New rules coming for home upkeep in Farmington


A new property maintenance code is one step closer to being approved after Monday’s Farmington City Council meeting.

The proposed Property Maintenance Code is designed to help city officials regulate the condition of homes in the community. More specifically, it will help to identify houses that have exteriors in poor condition. It also gives the city a structured means of getting those homes cleaned up.

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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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