September 28, 2023
Wildwood Metropolis Supervisor Jason McHugh

Assist could also be on the way in which for Wildwood resident Wanda Sanchez in her persistent marketing campaign to discover a answer to flooding at her house.

Sanchez made her second look Monday earlier than the Metropolis Fee and vowed to return again each month till the town acts on the issue that she mentioned has plagued her for a decade. .

She mentioned development of three properties throughout Powell Road from her house north of Cleveland Avenue (County Highway 466A) has solely made issues worse.

Final month, she instructed commissioners that water was as much as her doorstep inside quarter-hour of a heavy Saturday downpour.

Metropolis Supervisor Jason McHugh supplied her some excellent news.

He mentioned $650,000 is earmarked in subsequent yr’s proposed metropolis price range to handle flooding, including that there isn’t any assure the cash will probably be used on Powell Road.

“We’ve received a variety of flooding points,” he mentioned. “You’re not the one one.”

McHugh mentioned commissioners will set priorities on the place to make use of the cash at a workshop, seemingly in October.

However Mayor Ed Wolf mentioned Sanchez will obtain robust consideration.

“You’re the primary within the door, if now we have to prioritize,” he mentioned.