Who'll pay for damage Lilly Creek cau...

Who'll pay for damage Lilly Creek causes?

There are 1 comment on the Dayton Daily News story from Dec 6, 2011, titled Who'll pay for damage Lilly Creek causes?. In it, Dayton Daily News reports that:

There is no dispute that Lilly Creek - which meanders through city neighborhoods and often overflows its banks during heavy rains - is eroding land, fences and threatening the stability of some detached garages to bordering homes.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Dayton Daily News.

Silly Ditch

Cincinnati, OH

#1 Dec 7, 2011
Taxing every property owner in the Lilly Creek watershed to pay for fixing an open drainage ditch makes absolutely no sense at all. The City of Riverside, Montgomery County and state engineers should've installed drain pipe years ago when development was in full swing.

While it is certainly unfortunate that a few of the thousands of property owners have built structures near the dreaded ditch, the logic that all landowners in the watershed are suddenly financially responsible for the planet's rainfall that mostly soaks into in their yard and may get into that ditch is nonsense.

Ultimately, I suppose there will be additional taxes on our property to fix overflow of all the ditches, creeks and rivers on to Dayton, Cincinnati and eventually the sinking city of New Orleans.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Air Force colonel charged with rape in central ... (Feb '16) Feb '16 Floyd 3
News Ohio Air Force base to hold LGBT run celebratin... (Jul '15) Jul '15 Christsharian Dee... 11
News Dayton region continues to development partners... (Jul '15) Jul '15 Patriotic Pentago... 1
News Pentagon Accused of Withholding Sex Crimes Info (May '15) May '15 goonsquad 4
News Pentagon severely underreports sex crimes: senator (May '15) May '15 Cath League of Du... 7
News Caldeira comes clean on chemtrails (Mar '15) Mar '15 Dan 1
News Alabama firm wins $153M Wright-Patt contract, e... (Mar '15) Mar '15 The New Cool Warrior 3
More from around the web