Neighbors Press For Action On Dumping

 Andrea Konetchy with picture of recent tire dump in East Rock Park.

Andrea Konetchy with picture of recent tire dump in East Rock Park.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - The city can fine you for not shoveling your sidewalk or for dumping bulk trash outside your property. But until now, there has been little it can do to enforce those fines.

That’s about to change, now that the city has finally found a qualified person willing to volunteer time to adjudicate appeals to fines.

Neighborhood groups have been waiting for that change and pushing for help in tackling illegal dumping and other public-space violations.

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