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Street Department Workers to Cut Grass at Youngstown Vacant Lots - WFMJ

With thousands of vacant properties in the city of Youngstown, making sure the grass gets cut is a big task. One that before Tuesday, the city didn't know who it would fall to. 

A release from mayor Tito Brown's office on Tuesday announced that the majority of vacant lot grass cutting will be done by Youngstown City Street Department workers and a number of private contractors. 

Mayor Brown says the city will have 7 to 10 tractors out cutting every day. 

In late April, Councilwoman Lauren McNally began to question why the city did not have a contract for an organization to mow the vacant lots. To read the full article from WFMJ, click here.