City policy moves forward

After a presentation from Gatesville City Engineer Otto Weiderhold, of Walker Partners, the city council approved the second reading of the proposed drainage policy and drainage criteria manual at their April 6 meeting. Weiderhold explained that the proposed policy and manual had originally been developed for


Harker Heights but that many Central Texas cities have now adopted this ordinance which was created with the input of various stakeholders including city officials, engineers and developers. It was initially met with stiff opposition in Harker Heights, but within six months, stakeholders were able to come to a consensus regarding the specifi cs.


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