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Logan flood plain residents to hear about buyouts

LOGAN, W.Va. — The Logan County Commission (LCC) will host a meeting concerning an upcoming mitigation buyout Dec. 3.

The meeting will take place at the Little Theater in Logan High School on Midelburg Island at 7 p.m.

The program will allow homeowners in flood plains throughout Logan County to sell their homes for fair market value.

The meeting is set to inform home owners of the area with details and stipulations of the mitigation buyout.

The LCC will purchase the homes using federal funds from FEMA.

Once they are purchased by the LCC, the homes will be torn down; however, no permanent structures may be built on the land.

“The program is designed to the buy the properties, and after that, they will be left as green space…

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