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Rental Inspections, Survey, Downtown Living
7:18 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

Fort Madison Considers Rental Inspection program

Fort Madison is moving ahead with a proposed rental inspection program.  City Manager Byron Smith says the idea is to make sure apartments, duplexes and rental homes are safe.

He says inspectors could look for smoke detectors, malfunctioning doors and windows and overloaded electrical outlets, among other items.

Smith says the program would also address a key need for cities like Fort Madison.

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