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City Council Approves Preliminary Study for Flood Mitigation

At the City Council Meeting on Monday, March 12, 2018 the Highland Park City Council approved an agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) for a preliminary study related to regional flood mitigation solutions. The Skokie and Middle Fork Rivers are under the jurisdiction of ACOE, the Federal agency responsible for waterway-related capital projects. Part of a preliminary study to be undertaken by ACOE is to determine if a feasibility study is required that will entail a flood protection solution for all communities along the river. The preliminary study is anticipated to begin in late March.  

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