Drainage woes at project site cited in letter

The Wapakoneta City Council had their annual portrait taken Monday night that will grace council's home page on the city's website. Pictured are, from left, back row: Daniel Lee, Second Ward; James Neumeier,  First Ward; Bonnie Wurst, Third Ward; and At-Large Councilors Chad Dunlap, Rodney Metz and Terry Campbell; seated: Chad Doll, Fourth Ward; Council President Steve Henderson and Council Clerk Terry McDonald.
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The Wapakoneta City Council heard reports from the Streets and Alleys Committee and the Communications and Rules Committee Monday night.

The communications and rules committee met Feb. 22 to discuss a draft of a proposed letter to the Ohio Housing Finance Agency regarding plans for a low income housing development at the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Redskin Trail.

Several homeowners and members of the Lincoln Park Homeowners Association addressed council Feb. 19 in opposition to the project, citing concerns for declining home values and a lack of sufficient drainage in the area.

Communications and Rules Committee Chair, At-Large Councilman Chad Dunlap, provided a copy of the letter for councilors to sign. A copy of the letter can be found on Page 5A. Councilors who signed the letter following Monday's meeting are...

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