Commissioners also took steps to solve the county's flooding problems. They approved a storm water management program.
The plan creates a fee, based on the amount of rain that runs-off your property. At first it will be a flat-fee, but will be adjusted once county staff can determine the run-off impact created by individual properties.
Anyone living in unincorporated Bay County will pay the same amount whether they live in an apartment or a house. There will be different rates for residential and commercial property.
The county has not determined what the fees will be.