Reading Mayor Tags Along With Quality-Of-Life Inspectors

A 1947 topographic map of the Reading, Pennsyl...

A 1947 topographic map of the Reading, Pennsylvania area. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mayor Vaughn D. Spencer tailed Reading’s quality-of-life inspectors Thursday along West Douglass Street to learn how they determine whether properties are violating city regulations on such items as high grass or trash buildup.

City inspectors issued 46 citations for conditions including improper trash receptacles, weeds, litter and other violations during the sweep through the neighborhoods around the 100 block of West Douglass.

“And that was just the two to three hours that they were out there this morning,” said Marisol Torres, assistant to the mayor.

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