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Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 7:30 pm

After hearing from property owners for more than an hour Monday night, Washington City Council members voted unanimously to adopt controversial new federal floodplain study and flood insurance rate maps.

The council also directed the city staff to study three creeks that run through town  — the southwest tributary of Busch Creek, Fifth Street Creek and City Park Creek — and to again look into a possible regional plan for detaining stormwater in areas to the south of the city limits.

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