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…
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.