Waters rise on Fairhope house flooding issue – LagniappeLagniappe

Flooding, stormwater management and drainage have been the dominant issues during the public participation periods at the last two Fairhope City Council meetings, with residents seeking answers about an issue they say is the city’s responsibility to fix.On Monday, Kathy Barr addressed the council about her parents’ flood-prone home at 705 Cedar Ave., which the family says has been inundated with flood waters 11 times in the last 20 years. The Barnettes sued the city in 2006 over repeated flooding and settled out of court for a cash payment of $27,000.

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