Welcome to the Rush Creek flooding mitigation website. This site is a resource page dedicated to Rush Creek flooding mitigation and we encourage you to visit often as more information is posted. 

Based on feedback from residents over the past eight months, a recommendation will be made to adopt Plan Concept D. Additional opportunities for public comments will be associated with discussions at the Park Board and City Council levels. An action item has been placed on the agenda for the Park Board meeting scheduled for March 12, 2012 at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held in the Council Briefing Room at City Hall on the third floor (101 W. Abram Street). Citizens wishing to speak prior to the Board taking action will need to submit a speaker card upon arrival.


February 23 Public Meeting Information

November 17 Public Meeting Information

July 12 Public Meeting Information

Frequently Asked Questions (updated 12/22/11)

  • Property acquisitions have been completed. There are no plans to expand the buyout program to other properties in the area.

  • As of December 22nd, 48 houses have been demolished. Demolitions will continue into December 2011.

  • When demolitions are complete work will begin to remove streets from the affected area.

  • The City has closed on the condominium complex. Arlington Fire and Police are using the complex for training. The training will not be disruptive to the neighborhood.

Contact Information

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