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Curb jumpers becoming a bigger problem in Kenmare

On behalf of numerous community residents, Jamie Livingston met with the Kenmare City Council Monday night to ask if something can be done about people jumping curbs with vehicles.

2/12/14 (Wed)

By Marvin Baker

On behalf of numerous community residents, Jamie Livingston met with the Kenmare City Council Monday night to ask if something can be done about people jumping curbs with vehicles.

He said there are people around town who will drive over a curb on to their property rather than using a driveway to do the same.

“A lot of these people have access,” Livingston said. “Their jumping curbs and parking in lots.”

Apparently the issue is bigger than previously realized.

Paul Christian Standard, who sits on the city’s beautification committee, said that issue came up last fall and it was later turned over to the North Dakota League of Cities for legal analysis but nothing came of it.

Monday night, Standard said it was a few homeowners last fall that has turned into many more.

“We need to move forward,” Standard said. “Some have perfectly acceptable avenues of approach and they go over the curb. It’s doing damage to the curb and gutter...” Read EVERY WORD on EVERY PAGE of The Kenmare News by subscribing--online or in print!