Niagara Gazette —
Mayor Paul Dyster said taking care of the growing list of city owned lots is a "major stress on the system."
"That's just an immense task," Dyster said.
But, he said, it's important that the city holds itself to the same maintenance standards that it expects from its property owners even in years when revenues are lean.
"We want to make sure that we are taking care of our properties," he said.