by Sheila Gardner

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March 11, 2013
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FEMA flood map fight soldiers on

Douglas County commissioners approved spending another $100,000 in their five-year battle against the Federal Emergency Management Agency over flood map errors costing taxpayers thousands of dollars.

The board awarded a contract Thursday with Manhard Consultants LTD for a complete flood impact study and letter of map revision for the Sunrise Pass Wash, Buckbrush Wash and Johnson Lane Wash watersheds.

The contract is not to exceed $250,000 with payment no greater than $100,000 in 2013 and final payment next year, contingent on FEMA approval of the flood impact study.

With these areas, the county would have completed all watersheds improperly mapped …

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