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Letter: City must address eyesores on North Main

I am writing to ask the city to see that the dozen or more derelict houses on North Main Street are repaired or demolished. These houses have broken windows, caved in roofs and other unsightly damage on one of the main entrances to Salisbury.

It gives an awful impression of our city. And it is not fair to neighbors who do keep up their property.

Can’t the city notify the owners that they have to fix their properties or the city will either demolish these derelict buildings or do the repairs and bill the owners?

If the owners don’t pay promptly, a lien can be placed on the properties.

These eyesores have been disfiguring Salisbury for years. It is past time to do something.

— Fred Stanback

Salisbury

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