Macon-Bibb (GA) commissioners will consider a new resolution to combat blight in their community.

The purpose of the resolution is “to request state legislation or administrative action to allow local governments to capture insurance proceeds following a major loss or damage to the structure, so as to provide for the remediation or demolition of such structures as address problems relating to owners abandoning damaged or destroyed structures.”

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WGXA Media Article: ‘Put people on notice’: Macon looks to change property insurance to fight blight