Port offers community clean-up incentive

  • Apr. 26, 2006 7:00 a.m.

Port Clements has decided to reward citizens who do an extra-specially good job of cleaning up their yards.
Starting in May, council members decided last week (April 18), residents who improve the appearance of their property or Port as a whole will be eligible for a prize worth $50 and recognition by the village.
The “Pat on the Back” program will run throughout the summer, with $50 prizes to be awarded in May, June, July and August, council decided.
The prizes will likely be gift certificates for local businesses.
The program was suggested by councillor Wally Cheer, who said it has worked in other towns and that everyone will benefit from a more attractive community.
“The more people get involved in this, the better our community will be,” Mr. Cheer said.
Councillors weren’t able to decide on exactly how the winners will be selected, but that detail should be worked out soon.

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