Flood Control 1937

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Flood Control 1937 - Council to Check Landowners' Demands A check of...
Council to Check Landowners' Demands A check of demands for property damage asked by about two-thirds two-thirds two-thirds of the property owners to be effected effected by the latest plans for flood control, control, submitted to council at a special special meeting Thursday night, will be studied and computed and a report report submitted at a meeting to be held Monday nlgbt at the Town Hall Ballroom. According to present plans a conduit conduit pipeline will be constructed along the D., L. & W. Railroad, replacing replacing Toby's Creek. With these plans homes on Plymouth Street will have to be raised to place the line and subsequently damage to properties will result Some of the prices asked by Plymouth Street property owners were: Sgarlet, $18,000; Demko, $5,000; Lincoln. $5,000. Residents of the Westmoor sections sections whose lands will be effected by the diking system gave estimates as follows: Garrahan, five acres of land for" $20,000; Price, three acres of land. $12,000. Businessmen who expressed satisfaction satisfaction in having the flood control plans pushed to complon but objected to paying exhorbitant prices for lands effected were: James Dukas, William B. Davis, Peter Lukasavage,- Lukasavage,- Paul G. KoDack, Adam Chozempa and Harry Fisher. Chairman of the borough council, George Bobalko. stated last night that the demands of only two-thirds two-thirds two-thirds of the landowners so far totals in the neighborhood of $85,000 which is much too high for local taxpayers taxpayers to pay for ah enterprise that effects a very small number. Mr. Bobalko urges all property owners to attend the meeting Monday Monday night and express their views m UMU maer so- so- council- council- V-ieeuBwot-.. V-ieeuBwot-.. free to act promptly and efficiently. People not directly effected by the latest happenings on flood control have not responded to the meetings according to the borough chairman.

Clipped from The Wilkes-Barre Record06 Mar 1937, SatPage 23

The Wilkes-Barre Record (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)06 Mar 1937, SatPage 23
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