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Landowner questions flood maps, mitigation

Last week, a local landowner approached the Three Forks City Council, asking them to pull back from the FEMA Building Resilient Infrastructure Grant funding process. Terry Anderson requested the City provide more information to area residents about flood mitigation and the updating of flood maps for the Madison-Ruby-Jefferson River Watersheds.

Anderson, a Senior Fellow at the Stanford University Hoover Institution and Professor Emeritus at Montana State University, said because he owns property in the area, he “caught wind” about what was going on with flood plain remapping and mitigation plan...