Applicant Briefings Scheduled For Several Maryland Counties

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May 21, 2010
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REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced they will hold Public Assistance Applicant Briefings in the Counties of Caroline, Carroll, Calvert, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Kent, Queen Anne's, St. Mary's, and Talbot. Earlier briefings were held in Alleghany, Garrett and Washington Counties. The meetings are to help local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by the February 5-11, 2010, severe winter storms and snowstorms.  

Following a request by the Governor for disaster assistance, a presidential disaster declaration was signed for the February storms, making Federal funding available to the State of Maryland, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis. The declaration covers funding for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster damaged facilities, including Category B snow assistance.

The briefing details are:  

Counties:   Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's                    
Date:          Monday, May 24, 2010                                                          
Time:           Noon – 3:00 p.m.     
Location:     Charlotte Hall Veteran's Home
29449 Charlotte Hall Road 
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622

Counties:    Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's,    
Caroline, Talbot       
Date:          Thursday, May 27, 2010
Time:           10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location:      Chestertown Volunteer Fire Co     
211 South Maple Avenue
Chestertown, Maryland 21620

Counties:   Carroll, Frederick
Date:         Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Time:         9:00 a.m. – Noon
Location:   Winchester Hall First Floor Hearing Room
12 East Church Street  
Frederick, Maryland 21701

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