Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) – When section of a tree on Pasco County house, fell on Liane and John Barone’s assets, narrowly lacking their screened again patio, they assumed the county would make it ideal.

Rather, they say they were explained to that since the tree limb was now on personal residence, it was their challenge.

“They said, ‘the county’s not allowed on non-public property,’” Liane Barone explained. “I stated, ‘But it is your tree, it’s not mine, what am I meant to do?”

This information induced the few, in their 80s, stress. Their household is guiding the county-owned home that is bordered by trees. A lot of of the trees cling in excess of the couple’s home and they get worried there will be far more problems.

The few was sitting down on the patio when the tree arrived down.

“I listened to like a clicking sound, and I stored contemplating what is that clicking … And all of a sudden a department arrived down, and then the relaxation of this adopted,” Liane Barone mentioned.

John Barone mentioned he didn’t want to shell out a dime getting rid of the county’s tree limb from his home.

“It just appears ridiculous,” he reported. “It’s their tree.”

Alternatively, the couple turned to Greater Connect with Behnken. The day immediately after phone calls from Investigator Shannon Behnken, county employees confirmed up with applications and took treatment of the limb.

“They arrived out with a crew, there was 4 of them and the girl in charge,” John Barone said. “You observed how huge it was. They lower it all up. It took them a even though, they dragged all the stuff up, and they brought it down there.

The future move is trimming the county trees so this doesn’t transpire all over again. A county spokeswoman mentioned the county will make guaranteed the trees are trimmed soon.