Residents
January 25, 2024

Residents wary of logjam easements

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Questions still linger regarding easements related to the Mill Creek logjam project but the Union County Commissioners said residents shouldn’t worry.

At the regular meeting of the board earlier this week, Paris Township Trustee Steve Westlake spoke on behalf of landowners, sharing concerns about the permanent or temporary easements on properties within the proposed project area. The easements, outlined by the state, would be required to carry out ongoing maintenance on the creek following its eventual cleanup.

Although the commissioners voted in December to approve the logjam petition, it was only one of a series of boxes to check before the project offic…

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