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Should people be allowed to rebuild their homes in areas that flood on a regular basis, such as Priddle Road in Esperance?

Yes 34% 90 votes
No 65% 171 votes
Total Votes: 261

Note: This is not a scientific poll.


March 11, 2012
6:25 a.m.

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2RIGBY4 ( 2RIGBY4 ) says...

Why not. Schenectadys' Metroplex is partly responsible for the building of condos in a flood plain at the old ALCO site. During the recent flood of 2011 the waters inundated the site completly. Hope prospective buyers see the flood pictures before buying.

March 11, 2012
6:59 a.m.

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MDogsMom ( MDogsMom ) says...

The only people who should be allowed to build in flood prone areas are the people who have the money to do it all, including roads to get to the property, on their own. Why should someone's desire for a home on a river etc affect MY taxes or insurance rates?


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