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Common Council approves resolution to check city properties for lead hazards

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Common Council has passed a resolution to review all occupied city owned properties for possible lead hazards.

Supports say the checks will reduce health risks for residents. The Department of City Development will create a plan for the review over the next 30 days.

Inspectors will check water pipes, paint and soil.

The Council also approved a plan to replace lead water service lines at daycare centers using taxpayer money.

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