Boardman offers cash for bags of tackweed

BOARDMAN -- Weed-pullers may exchange bags of puncturevine pulled in Boardman for cash during August.

The city of Boardman has pledged $300 for its weed-pulling program, which awards people with $1 per bag of puncturevine broughtto city hall, until funds run out.

Bags can be picked up from city hall, 200 City Center Circle, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. beginning Aug. 1.

The city's focus for clearing the weed is along residential areas and paths for bike and pedestrian.