Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

A big ask

Large investment needed to adequately address Hartley's flooding issues

Nearly $30 million would be required in Hartley to improve infrastructure and mitigate flooding problems during heavy rain events, according to an engineer's report.

The city council on Monday reviewed the final signed engineering report detailing flood mitigation infrastructure needs in town. Compiled by Bolton & Menk, it was the first part of a $100,000 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Project Scoping grant that will cover engineering expenses related to the development of future flood mitigation strategies. The BRIC grant is administered through the Federal Emergency...

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