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Baxter Issues Ordinances Amending Fuel Storage, Construction Requirements

Baxter City Council passed an ordinance Thursday night amending fuel storage requirements. Building and Codes Official Bob Lane said that Baxter’s current ordinance does not allow for more than 500 gallons of combustible liquid above ground. Lane said that the new ordinance will prohibit only gasoline citing its volatility. He said that the need for the amendment came about to ... Read More »

Baxter Amends Paving Standards for Subdivisions

The Baxter planning commission approved changing the way the city paves subdivision roads. Baxter Building Inspector and Codes Officer Bob Lane said the slightly more expensive way to pave will benefit tax payers in the long run. Lane said these roads can last up to 25 years, and helps Baxter stay up to date for new development standards. “We was ... Read More »

Baxter Working Toward Improved Flooding Mitigation

The City of Baxter is working toward passing a flood mitigation ordinance to protect flood proned communities. The city is under a ten year flood plan. Code Enforcement Director Bob Lane said in the event of excess flooding, the city can ask for a detailed report of runoff water. He said although Baxter has adequate runoff areas, the ordinance is ... Read More »