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HANCOCK COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
a rainy day, flooding is a huge concern around the Blanchard River, but a new
source of funding could mean a solution is on the way.
for the Army Corps of Engineers' Blanchard River flood study was at risk, but
the Army Corps announced Tuesday its contributing $20,000 so the study can
study has been ongoing since 2007. Its completion is necessary in order for the
area to receive federal funding for flood mitigation. Elected officials were
scrambling to get additional funding before September 30, the end of the fiscal
city leaders say the Army Corps' contribution is a step in the right direction.
can meet the requirements for additional funding from the Corps, so the
$20,000, in essence, could have been a dollar," explained Safety Service
Director Paul Schmelzer. "But the fact that that was included means we're
eligible for additional Corps funding, which, like I said, could mean millions
of dollars towards that study."
County commissioners estimate they'll need upward of $1.5 million to finish the