PA ID# xxx-xxxxx; Pottawatomie Creek Watershed Joint District No. 90
DSR ID# XXXX; Request for Public Assistance (RPA)
Citation: FEMA-1711-DR-KS, Pottawatomie Creek Watershed Joint District No. 90, Request for Public Assistance
Cross-reference: Request for Public Assistance (RPA)
Summary: The Pottawatomie Creek Watershed Joint District No. 90s (District) facilities are located in Franklin County, Kansas, which was impacted by severe flooding from June 26, 2007, through July 25, 2007, and declared a major disaster on
July 18, 2007. The District submitted its RPA on October 16, 2007, 60 days after the regulatory deadline. In its first appeal, submitted October 25, 2007, the District stated that it was not informed of the 30-day deadline or of the Applicants Briefing held in Franklin County. The Regional Administrator determined that there were no extenuating circumstances beyond the Districts control and denied the appeal on January 8, 2008. The District appealed this decision on January 8, 2008.
In its second appeal, submitted January 31, 2008, the District reiterated the claims stated in its first appeal.
Issues: Has the District provided sufficient information to support its request that FEMA accept its RPA after the regulatory application deadline? Findings: No.