How bad has the bed bug situation gotten? Enough, apparently, to call for an amendment to the Pest Extermination Ordinance. On Monday, there will be a public hearing to allow residents to chime in on the matter.
In a letter to the Council, Mayor Segarra calls for an amendment which would fine tenants who either create or refuse to deal with bed bug situations:
The language of the proposed ordinance amendment can be viewed below:
The public hearing begins at 7pm in Council Chambers of City Hall on Monday, December 19, 2011. Those wishing to speak should arrive a few minutes early.