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Freeport Withdraws Auto Shop Ordinance | News

FREE PORT โ€“ The city is backtracking on a law passed in October limiting the number of vehicles that can be stored outside auto repair shops.

After mechanics at several stores expressed dissatisfaction with the ordinance at Mondayโ€™s city council meeting, members voted 3 to 1 to repeal the law with the intention of rewriting it entirely. Councilor Troy Brimage voted against the change and Mayor Brooks Bass was absent.

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