In mid-October, the city announced it will help some homeowners who have fallen behind in paying their property taxes to get current and stay current. They can accept that help, or else face foreclosure.
A new bill aims to encourage tax-delinquent homeowners to pay back their taxes by offering a complete or partial reduction of their penalty fees.
Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.
Two plans to address population change in City Council districts leave the river wards pretty much untouched.