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Small Ordinance Change...

On May 31st, the Franklin County Commission unanimously voted to adopt Order 11-182. In doing so, they acknowledged that the proposed CCW landfill in the Missouri River bottoms is actually IN the floodway. The amendments to the county floodplain ordinances both allow us to receive FEMA aide in the event of flooding and identifies those areas most at risk.  A few years back (2009) FEMA rewrote their maps to reflect reality on the river.  Those new [ continue reading ]

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JULY 6th Commission to...

First time we get to hear what the Commissioners are thinking about everything they have heard on adding utility landfill regulations to the Franklin Co zoning code. They will deliberate and could finalize the “order” that will then be voted on in a Tuesday a.m. Commission Meeting. Hard day and time of day to attend…but, we need as many of you there as possible. Media promises to attend and large public turnout sends a powerful [ continue reading ]

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