Published: Oct 27, 2011 4:21 PM EDT

LUDLOW, Ky. (AP) - A northern Kentucky city is considering a measure to stem the spread of bedbugs.
The Ludlow City Council is discussing an ordinance that would require any furniture or bedding materials put out for trash collection to be wrapped in plastic.
Ludlow Administrator Brian Houillion told The Kentucky Enquirer that the proposal is being considered to "limit potential infestation" of bedbugs (
If the measure is approved next month, Houillion said the city would sell plastic bags to residents at cost.
The said other nearby cities have passed similar measures - and the city of Ludlow has had some properties "that have been pretty badly infested with bedbugs."

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