The former site of the Tri County Mall is pictured before property owners installed a more secure fence around the perimeter to keep out trespassers. Since then, the fence has been breached.
continued The town has also notified five properties violating the property maintenance law within the past few months. If the owners don’t clean up their properties, the town will then add cleanup costs to their respective county tax bills.
When asked about Tri County Mall, which is within town limits, Sykes said, “The area is an eyesore and is not becoming of the village. It may even be reducing property values in the immediate area. I have several people each month question me on the status of this property and more often than not they comment it needs to be cleaned up. This cleanup could also prove to make the site more marketable.”