Council discusses mowing, junk vehicle enforcement Posted in: News The Elgin City Council discussed the enforcement of three existing city ordinances and the significant update of a fourth during last week’s meeting. City manager Thomas Mattis said some of these—such as mowing—have been ongoing issues for a while. All of the issues have a common theme: as a small town, in the past, the city has been responsive to feedback and requests from the citizens, but the rules may not have been applied consistently to every situation. CODE ENFORCEMENT, POLICE TO BEGIN JUNK VEHICLE INITIATIVE First, the council discussed junk vehicles. In the past, Mattis said junk vehicles has been a complaint-oriented issue, but ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!