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Your Views: City leaders go too far in running residents lives
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I was just reading today that the city rulers were going to be telling the good residents of Gainesville that they will need a permit to do any kind (that’s what it will eventually be) of improvements to their own property (I use the term "own" loosely.) I don’t mean major construction, but do-it-yourself projects such as pouring a concrete walkway, cutting a tree or making a patio.

As we have our attention toward Washington, the local rulers seem to be sticking it to the citizens at home with very little attention or effort. They did not say what the permits would cost, but I think this is just a backdoor takeover of some rights and privileges of being a home owner.

I just thought the city rulers were conservatives, but then I remembered they were going to tell y’all where to hang your "draws!"

Marke Eakins
Gainesville

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