Tue. Oct 19th, 2021

A household is caught in between county and town traces adhering to an annexation into the town of Alton. 

Their property is flooded, and although they are technically out in the state, they say assets throughout the street that was annexed by the metropolis is bringing in much more flooding.

“If you will find any extra rain it really is likely to arrive into our kitchen,” Alicia Garcia explained. 

Garcia suggests irrespective of a lot of makes an attempt to simply call the town, they have not been served. Technically, flooding on Garcia’s home is the county’s jurisdiction. 

“We have tried out contacting the town of Alton to barricade that home throughout the street because it belongs to them,” Garcia reported. “We’ve been patient, we have referred to as 9-1-1, and we’ve been instructed by the town of Alton that we are not an emergency.”

Alton Town Supervisor Jeff Underwood mentioned they’ve been doing work on aiding numerous people with flooding problems – and they are also attempting to perform with the developers across the avenue. 

“That was the lowest spot out there and all the water utilised to go to that spot,” Underwood claimed. “What we are likely to chat to the developer about is making an attempt to make some soil to absorb extra of that h2o.”

Channel 5 Information also arrived at out to Hidalgo County’s Unexpected emergency Administration to listen to if they program to get included. So much we have not read back.

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