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Stormwater Issues Starting to be Resolved

Stormwater runoff and flooding issues in the borough have been the major topic of discussion at Hollidaysburg Borough Council meetings for months. Major action was taken at the March meeting when the council approved the purchase of 7.85 acres that is part of the former Stowell Farm to construct a stormwater basin.

An appraisal was performed and the owner of the property is agreeable to the purchase of the property plus access and drainage easement to Bedford Street for the amount of the appraisal, which is $110,760. The agreement will be contingent upon the borough receiving grant funding, an...


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