Public Assistance Briefings Set For Minnesota Counties

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Release date: 
May 25, 2011
Release Number: 
1982-002

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- State disaster officials will hold applicant briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Minnesota counties apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the flooding that occurred on March 16 and continuing.

Officials will explain the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance program for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration or replacement of public facilities or infrastructure that were damaged. Under the cost-share program, FEMA Public Assistance funds 75 percent of the cost for eligible work.

Below is a listing of locations, dates and times for the meetings, according to officials from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and FEMA.
Tuesday May 31, 2011

Carver County (host), Scott County
9 a.m.
Carver County EOC/training room
Administration Building
604 E. 4th St. (Enter door 6; turn left)
Chaska, MN 55318

Wright County
1 p.m.
Law Enforcement Canter, community room
3800 Braddock Ave. NE
Buffalo, MN 55313

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Washington County
2 p.m.
Washington County EOC
14949 62nd St. N
Stillwater, MN 55082

Friday June 3, 2011

State Agency Applicant Briefing

9 a.m.
State EOC
444 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN 55101

Ramsey County
10 a.m.
State EOC
444 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN 55101

The state invites representatives from local governments and private non-profit organizations in these requested counties to participate in the applicant briefings to share informational materials.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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