Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Friday, April 10, 2009
North Dakota Senate OK exemption from assessment for cemetery
The North Dakota Senate approved a measure that would protect the non-profit Grand Forks cemetery association from being hit with special assessments. The city is seeking $300,000 from the association, but it claims a state Supreme Court ruling exempts it from such assessment.
"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have." -- Benjamin Franklin
Where do we go when we die? This blog explores the places where cemeteries and land use intersect, and examines what urban planners and thinkers, communities and others are doing (and not doing) about cemeteries.
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I am a journalist, adjunct professor of journalism and rural issues. I studied GIS, and I blog about cemeteries and land use, urban issues, and honey. All views expressed are those of the author alone.