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The homes have been damaged by flooding in recent years. Two of the homes are located in the Junk Ditch area. The other home is in the Eastbrook/Westbrook neighborhood. The properties will be demolished and returned to green space.
* The City has purchased and demolished more than 40 flood-prone properties through voluntary buyouts.
* A stormwater rate increase approved by City Council in 2005 has allowed the City to issue a $17 million stormwater revenue bond to begin planning and constructing flood protection projects along the Spy Run watershed,
* $500,000 is set aside each year to buyout chronically flooded properties.