Saturday, January 18, 2014

Illegally cleared infill lot stirs city staff members who are supposed to protect Fayetteville residents and their property from flooding and the watershed from pollution to suggest a revision of ordinance rather than recommend punitive action

Streamside-protection ordinance revision proposed by city staff but not approved by Fayetteville, Arkansas, planning commission. But issue to weaken the ordinance by reducing boundary to allow development of a single small wooded wetland lot that has been serving as a natural rain garden in the Illinois River watershed in central Fayetteville for decades will go to the City Council in early February.  
View photos of the area of concern in second half of video linked below. VIEW VIDEO HERE

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