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Since 2007, the Army Corps
of Engineers has been looking into the Blanchard River flooding problem. Now
local officials are working together to make a difference while they wait for
The Blanchard River Stream
Enhancement program was established in 1994 by the six counties through which
the river flows. Now the Hancock County Commissioners are planning to utilize
that project to begin cleaning the river.
Officials want to put
county dollars to work to show the community that they are being proactive to
the river and flood mitigation.
Along with cleaning up the
river, multiple vacant buildings in downtown Findlay along the riverfront will
Hancock County's portion
of the cleanup will cost between $700,000 and $1 million. It will be paid
through their flood mitigation funds.
Officials say the
community is getting frustrated with the lack of progress with the flooding, so
they are doing what they can while waiting for the Army Corps results.
"Whether you're rural or
urban, everybody would like to see some action around flood mitigation," said
Commissioner Brian Robertson. "For these last six years, we've studied it and
studied it, and this is a fundamental step we need to be taking…And it's something
our community will be able to see."
Cleanup work should begin
by this summer, and the buildings along the river should be fully demolished by