Constitutional Amendment Election could fund drainage projects

At least one of the propositions on next week’s Texas Constitutional Amendment Election could hit very close to home for Orange County home and business owners. Proposition #8; “The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects,” could prove to be a method by which Orange and Jasper Counties could find the very expensive dollars to construct a major storm water flood mitigation project in the Cow Bayou watershed that drains much of eastern Vidor including the Maplecrest Addition.

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