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Flush out of ideas

The city’s efforts to solve a sewer conundrum do not appear to have been successful, leading the council to consider allowing a variance that would allow for a septic tank on the lot instead.

The issue cropped up late last year, involving a parcel of land that was under development at the east end of town.

City rules don’t allow for a lot within reach of a sewer line to have a septic tank. While it is in reach of a line, this particular lot sits at an elevation that makes it difficult to tap in at the available connection point.

Heith Waddell, who was at the time constructing a garage on the C...

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