Public assistance grant briefing slated

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Road districts, public facilities, special districts may be eligible

Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), and Barry County Emergency Management will be conducting a Public Assistance (PA) grant applicant briefing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Monett Park Casino.

The purpose of the applicant briefing is to allow eligible community organizations to request federal assistance for debris removal, road and bridge restoration, and repair of other public facilities. The program is open to local government agencies, road districts, special districts, and certain special non-profit organizations who had eligible damage that occurred between April 29 through July 5.

For more information, call David Compton, director of the Barry County Emergency Management Office, at 417-737-1142.

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