Funding for 2011 repairs availableThe Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that federal funding for public infrastructure repairs from the 2011 flooding in North Dakota has surpassed $200 million.
BISMARCK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that federal funding for public infrastructure repairs from the 2011 flooding in North Dakota has surpassed $200 million.
Local governments in Stutsman County are set to receive more than $6.5 million. Foster County will get $885,196, Griggs will receive $682,691, Barnes will get $6 million, LaMoure will receive $830,097, Logan will get $2 million, Kidder will receive $1.4 million and Wells County will be get $978,770.
FEMA’s Public Assistance Program provides funding to local government jurisdictions and eligible private non-profits for the repair, replacement or restoration of disaster-damaged infrastructure, as well as costs incurred for disaster cleanup or emergency actions taken to protect lives or property.
The federal share of recovery costs is 90 percent. The remaining share is the responsibility of the state and local government or non-profit organization.
To date, more than $201.7 million has been obligated for 3,553 infrastructure projects. Of that amount, $79.3 million is for roads and bridges throughout the state, $48.6 million is for emergency protective measures, $20.9 million is for debris removal and $40.5 million is for repairs to public buildings.