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Council seeks solution for storm flooding

The council is seeking a way to storm-proof the area of town around High Mile Road, where heavy rains have made it clear that a significant drainage issue exists.

The problem was brought before the council a month ago, when a resident requested attention on the water jumping the curb with no gutter to catch it, which has led to flooding in nearby homes.

He asked if there might be a possibility of adding drainage in the area. Brooks agreed that this is an issue that is also happening in the downtown, perhaps because roofs these days are larger than they used to be.

Public Works Director Mac Eri...

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