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After flood, Miami Beach studies better drainage

In the wake of Friday evening’s flood, which turned Belle Isle into a lake and made the West Avenue/Alton Road corridor pretty much impassible for the second time in a year, you might be pleased to know that the Miami Beach City Commission is talking about spending money on storm sewer improvements at its meeting Wednesday.

You might be, but you probably won’t be.

The commission will discuss spending a little more than $1 million to pay for engineering studies and how to finance a master plan to make the city’s stormwater system cleaner and less flood prone. They won’t be voting on hiring contractors to fix the flooding problem. That’s the NEXT step.

Read the full story on the Belle Isle Blog.

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