Palm Coast Flooding

Infill Lot Drainage and Flooding Updated at Palm Coast City Hall; Citizen Committee Discussed

Infill Lot Drainage and Flooding Updated at Palm Coast City Hall; Citizen Committee Discussed

Palm Coast - The City of Palm Coast held their 9am workshop meeting on Tuesday February 13th. During this workshop the city heard from the public, heard a presentation on the sports activities center, infill lot drainage, a piggyback contract with Hernando County and Asphalt Paving Systems, and the revising of the rates of the utilities systems. The start of the workshop meeting involved public participation; residents stood up to discuss multiple issues including the demand for a forensic audit, demands for the abolition of the burning debris on lots, the request for the relocation of the proposed cell tower,…
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Resident Posts Video on Next Door App Showing Extreme Flooding on Properties After New Homes Completed

Resident Posts Video on Next Door App Showing Extreme Flooding on Properties After New Homes Completed

"Every time it rains hard... We are sandwiched between 2 homes that were built at a substantially higher elevation as you can see, no fault of the current homeowners. This is why people are bitchin. Homeowners in the 'gully' are responsible for taking care of the problem which is costly and could/should have been avoided. I have never lived in a city before where this was such a heinous, preventable problem. Btw, at the end, that's our neighbor's utility cover that floated 100ft into our yard," Teri Bonds posted online on the Next Door app here. Teri is one of…
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Flooded in Flagler: Palm Coast Residents Hold Meeting to Talk Flooding Issues at Palm Coast Community Center

Flooded in Flagler: Palm Coast Residents Hold Meeting to Talk Flooding Issues at Palm Coast Community Center

Facebook group founder Kandi Stevens held her first community meeting with the help of residents Dara Knotts, Alan Lowe and other members of their team. Over 30 residents were in attendance for the meeting to ask questions, gather information and formulate next steps before the next business meeting January 16th, 2024 at 9am. "So we've been going through different inspection reports, different details, different notes that you can find on the city website that you can go and look at the houses that were being built around you, and there's a little tab that doesn't look like a tab that…
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Palm Coast Stormwater and Engineering Director Talks Infill Lot Drainage Updates

Palm Coast Stormwater and Engineering Director Talks Infill Lot Drainage Updates

The Palm Coast City Council meeting on Tuesday December 12th, 2023, opened with public comments about the height of new builds and flooding, the apartments near Hidden Lakes and Toscana, the state of the city's roads, a forensic audit, and cell phone towers. The City Council heard a presentation regarding infill lot drainage updates by Stormwater and Engineering Director Carl Cote. Director Cote stated that staff is reviewing and proposing changes in the technical manual, developed a category in Palm Coast Connect for infill lot drainage issues, created workflow procedures, and created an infill lot task force. Deputy Director of…
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