Ditch Maintenance Project Goes Back To The Drawing Board

7/26/17 – 11:45 A.M.

It’s back to the drawing board for an area ditch maintenance project. The Hancock County Commissioners rejected a petition for the A.J Smith ditch during their Tuesday meeting. Commissioner Mark Gazarek says the petition wasn’t fair to all the landowners involved…

Audio:Mark Gazarek

The area in question sits along Hancock County Road 97. Gazarek says a farmer with 190 acres of land tied his fields into the ditch. Other property owners assessed for maintenance want to make sure the county assess everyone using the ditch.