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Cheney Fire takes on code enforcement duties


One of the Cheney’s solutions to closing a $700,000 loss in state revenue without the need for large layoffs or taxes in its 2013 budget was to rearrange duties.

In other words, some departments are wearing more hats, and one of those is the Fire Department, which has taken on the job of code enforcement in the city. Specifically, the department is looking at things like lawns not being kept up, weeds getting out of control, yard and garden debris and trash piles, materials like appliances and furniture dumped in yards and alleys as well as junk vehicles.

“We’re just looking for peopl...

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