Large grass berms

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Reported in the Footpath/pavement category anonymously at 07:22, Wed 4 January 2017

Sent to Taupo District Council 23 hours later.

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Hi - the berms along the bottom section of Waikato St need attention. There are a lot of minor issues along the street, but the one outside my friends house is particularly bad. There are a lot of gravel stones coming out of driveways and onto the footpath and driveways, making walking hazardous - I have witnessed a young Mum pushing a pram and with a toddler in tow, slip over on the gravel recently, I've seen kids slip on bikes,and I've slipped myself, but didn't actually fall. The grass berm itself is in bad shape. I recently mowed the berms for my friend (who is on an invalids benefit and can't do it herself) and the berm is more dirt and dust and lumps than grass. It's getting a bit dangerous to mow with all the dirt lumps sticking up, and huge 'dents', where people have obviously missed the driveway and driven over the grass to enter or exit. She's happy to look after the berm (as in mowing and watering) but it need smoothing out and re-sowing to be less hazardous.

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Thank you for your enquiry. Request 1700254 has been officially lodged and assigned to the relevant staff member at TaupoDC. Future updates to this request will appear on this page. null
Request 1700254 updated at TaupoDC. Left msg. that I had called and will try again. The maintenance of berms and driveway entrances to properties is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner. The rates do not make allowance for any of this maintenance.
Request 1700254 closed at TaupoDC. Sent email to caller explaining berm policy

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