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Our Little Town
Date posted - May 27, 2014
Weather permitting, I walk the streets of our little town almost everyday, as I have for years and years. It is very distressing to me to see the decline in the care of and pride in the many properties on almost every street. For those who do take pride in their homes and property, this is no doubt very upsetting to have a mess in the yard next door, as it takes away from everything around it. I have experienced this personally with neighbors who used their yard as a parking lot and a catchall for all their junk. Even if someone is renting a property it still is only common courtesy to keep the yard tidy. I really wish our city would get on the offenders to clean up and enforce it! Soon Ragbrai will be coming through with people from all over the country and even outside the U.S. Wouldn’t it be nice if they came away with a good impression of Sheldon rather than seeing dumps on every block? I don’t know if our city leaders care enough to DO something about this problem or not..but that’s just my two cents worth. thank you.