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Inniss:Pay up or lose lot

Anesta Henry

Inniss:Pay up or lose lot

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Delinquent land owners need to pay up for debushing or lose their lots.
Minister of Health Donville Inniss issued this warning yesterday as he disclosed that debushing bills totalling $378 441.72 had been sent out at the end of July and so far $60 691.58 had been received from land owners or their agents.
At a Press conference at his ministry’s Culloden Road office, Inniss said the Government continued to be challenged by a large number of unkempt lots which posed serious public health risks.
He pointed out that there were 5 000 vacant lots to be cleaned and the annual debushing programme was not a revenue generating exercise for the Government.
Parliament has approved expenditure of $800 000 for the debushing programme. 
Read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION.

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