What's going on in Strawberry Point?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by ca4cy, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. ca4cy

    ca4cy Well-Known Member

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    I drove through Strawberry Point yesterday. The north side of town coming in on Hwy 13 is all ripped up. Several houses have signs in their yards with dollar amounts on them, like $10,391, $9436, etc. Can anybody explain what that's all about?
     
  2. pyrocyz

    pyrocyz Well-Known Member

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    the city is upgrading the sewer and the dollar values are the amounts that the home owner has to pay to hook up the new system to their homes.
     
  3. ca4cy

    ca4cy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I figured it was something like that.
     
  4. ISUAlum05

    ISUAlum05 Member

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    We saw those signs a month or so ago when we were camping at Backbone. Wondered what they were about. I was guessing some kind of tax protest.
     
  5. CyBer

    CyBer Guest

    That's a pretty ****** deal for the homeowner.
     
  6. cychhosis

    cychhosis Well-Known Member

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    That road (Hwy. 13 north of 3 in the 'berry) has been rougher than a cob for about 5 years.
     
  7. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    Saw this a few months ago while passing through...thought at first people were trying to sell their houses.

    Some of them were, well, in pretty rough shape so it kinda made sense.
     
  8. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    I'd buy a 10k house just to be able to put stuff in the front lawn.
     

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