Carthage flood plain

Property Owners Have Recourse
3:39 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Expanded Flood Plain Includes Additional Carthage Properties

Some Carthage residents find their properties are now included in a flood plain. The classification means they might have to buy flood insurance, particularly if they choose to sell their properties.

Mayor Jim Nightingale says the the city is questioning whether all 60 of those properties are really in danger of flooding.

He says, “There's a few, possibly, could be removed out of it (the flood plain) and save on their insurance. So that's what we're trying to do is help some of the people.”

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