Ottawa Agrees To Pay For Tawa Run Maintenance

3/2/18 – 5:27 A.M.

Ottawa village council has agreed to pay for the maintenance of a ditch that runs through the village. The Putnam County Sentinel reports council voted 5-1 to assume responsibility for Tawa Run. The estimated cost of maintaining the waterway is around $31,000.

The move will save around 1,000 residents from a $3,000 per year assessment.

Council also decided to pay for maintenance in the future as well. Councilman Jeff Ducey said he was in favor of paying for the work once, but had concerns about committing to future responsibility.

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