6/10/14 – 10:56 A.M.
We hear a lot about Blanchard River flood mitigation, but what happens when water from private property becomes an issue? A Findlay man is seeking the Hancock County Commissioners help on such a matter. Richard LaFontaine of Forest Lane talked to the commissioners today about a problem with water draining out of a local pond…
Audio: Richard LaFontaine
Commissioner Brian Robertson says this is the first time the issue has been brought to the county’s attention.
Robertson says whether it’s the Blanchard River or water from private property; redirecting water is problematic…
Audio: Brian Robertson
Roberston adds County Engineer Chris Long will work with Marion Township Trustees to try and find a solution.
Long says he’s hopeful a catch basin an a drainage tile at the base of LaFontaine’s property can mitigate the problem. The engineer’s office will study the issue over the next couple of months to determine a course of action.
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