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Moorhead City Councilmembers discuss removal of aerial spraying

"The aerial spraying doesn't occur until August and so that will give us time to actually consider what sort of aerial spraying parameters and then vote on that separately."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead City Council approves the city’s contract with Cass County Vector Control over mosquito spraying but votes to remove aerial spraying over concerns of harmful effects. Cass County Vector Control has provided mosquito control service to Moorhead since 2015, but this year’s renewal is having a bit of push back over concerns of aerial spraying. Moorhead…

Moorhead City Council member considering motion to eliminate aerial spraying

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – At least one member of the Moorhead City Council says he’s considering a motion to eliminate aerial mosquito spraying and another member says he’s heard from residents concerned about the practice. “I’m considering it. I never liked it, not in favor,” city council member Larry Seljevold said.¬†¬†Seljevold, who represents Ward 3, says his concerns were prompted…