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Russell City Council Approves Open Burning of Lawns for Two Weeks

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council approved a motion Tuesday afternoon to allow open burning of lawns and gardens in the city limits by permit for a two week period.

According to Russell City Fire Chief Shane Preston, the last time the city allowed open burning of lawns was in 2010.

The two week burning period has begun. Interested citizens must contact Preston at the fire department office to purchase a permit.

Open burning is allowed only on residential and agricultural properties in the city limits from 7 AM to 7 PM during this period.

Also Tuesday, the city council continued 2018 budget discussions.

CLICK HERE for the March 21 meeting minutes. The April 18 meeting minutes will be published when they are released.

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