Santa Fe announces plan to crack down on weeds

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Santa Fe is getting ready to crack down on weeds. According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, the city announced a plan Wednesday night that includes hiring 14 seasonal workers that will be out pulling weeds in problem areas starting Monday. The plan also includes recruiting prison inmates and hiring local landscapes to take out weeds from medians and sidewalks. The city also plans to spray more herbicides. The city manager tells The New Mexican that financial details on the weed removal are still being worked out.