November 27, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 47

City Faces Crunch Time For Levee

Items Listed By Engineers Need To Be Met Within Year

One of the hottest topics at the Glasgow City Council meeting had council members and the mayor trying to figure out how to handle higher waters. With flood being a common problem in the Glasgow area, the city council tried to discuss taking action at the meeting on Monday, Nov. 18.

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A letter of intent that was signed in July 2012 gave the city two years to complete a list of items to keep the levee in conditions that met the Army Corp of Engineers standards. Keeping those standards means being able to accept funds from FEMA to rebuild infrastructures and damage caused by a sever flood. If t...

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