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Who should pay for the upkeep on Lawrence’s sidewalks?

Response Percent Votes
Sidewalks should be treated the same way as streets and their maintenance should be part of the city budget. The city should consider a tax for this.
76% 850
Property owners should be responsible for them, but should be able to get a tax credit from the city as an incentive for construction and repairs.
9% 107
The property owner should be required to maintain it at the property owner’s expense.
6% 69
The city should designate a task force to look at the issue.
4% 55
Special sidewalk benefit districts should be established by neighborhoods, which would assess individuals in those districts for repairs.
3% 37
Total 1118


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