Port Jefferson Village officials have settled on a cost for impounding bicycles after a person is caught riding recklessly within village lines.
The cost has been set at $25 upon originally impounding a bike, which is kept at the DPW building at 88 N. Country Road. Every day after the original impounding incurs an additional $1 per day. Bikes stuck in the DPW for a significant time will be scheduled for public sale as abandoned property, with bids starting at the unpaid amount currently accrued on the bike. The bikes are sold together every few months.
Village Attorney Chris Bianco said the code follows what the village has done in the past regarding kayaks left over on racks after the season ends.
Check out TBR News Media’s previous coverage of the subject here.