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City Proposes Rat Bounty in Michigan

Rodents & Mice

Officials in St. Clair Shores, Mich., are looking at a strange proposal to solve the city's rodent problem.

| February 6, 2013

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. - City officials in St. Clair Shores, Mich., are looking at a unique proposal to solve the city's rat problem -- they're proposing a $5 bounty on each dead rat residents turn in, according to C&G News.

St. Clair Shores Mayor Kip Walby told the newspaper that city officials are aware of the city's rat problem and are putting forward solutions to rectify it.

C&G Reports:

"The most controversial plan is the proposed bounty program, wherein individuals would be allowed to place traps on property where they have written permission to do so in the city, assuming all liability for damage or injury. If a trap is placed on property not owned by the trapper, the person placing the trap must mark it with his or her own name and address. The traps must be checked daily and then rats must be placed in individual clear plastic bags and taken to the Department of Public Works weekdays, where trappers  will receive a voucher for payment of $5 for each rat, which can be redeemed at the Civic Arena cashier window."

Read the full story at candgnews.com.

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