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Dorian Drive property owners await council’s decision on pricey fix

Stacey Gehrman shows the cost to finish paving Dorian Drive for the 20 property owners on the street. (The Enterprise/Angelina Katsanis)

ONTARIO - When Stacey and Paul Gehrman’s septic system failed in February, it may have triggered a project that could cost property owners on Dorian Drive $2.284 million. 

According to the state rules, if a property’s septic fails and they are within 300 feet of the city’s system, the owners must hook up to the city’s service. 

The Gehrmans’ home is not currently inside city limits, which is required to access city services, meaning they will need to annex in. 

The Gehrman’s annexation would force them to pay for a new curb, gutter, sidewalk and paving on a 91-foot section of Dorian Drive in . . .