Rochester will have a new aggressive panhandler ordinance in effect this coming Saturday.  The City Council gave the ordinance its second reading last night and then voted 5 - 2 in favor, without any changes.

Councilmembers Means and Wojcik voted against the ordinance.

Supporters say it will prevent aggressive panhandling. It will

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apply to certain areas, such as ATM’s and public outdoor dining areas.