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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Flood Plain Pains New Flood Plain Maps Creating Problems For Some Local Property Owners

At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Jackson County Commission, the Director of the Planning and Development Department, Mrs. Joan Schairer requested formal acceptance of the revised county flood plain mapping which have been prepared at the direction of FEMA. This is a procedure which is required each ten years.
The revised maps define some new areas as being in the flood plain which were previously defined as being above this defined level.

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