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File #: 14-0171    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 5/16/2014 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/20/2014 Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Application for Federal and State Financial Reimbursement for Ice Storm Response and Debris PURPOSE: To designate agents to act on behalf of the Town to receive approximately $22,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Emergency Management for the ice storm that occurred on March 7, 2014.
Attachments: 1. A RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE AGENT FOR STATE AND FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE UNDER FEMA.pdf
TITLE: Title
Application for Federal and State Financial Reimbursement for Ice Storm Response and Debris
 
PURPOSE:  To designate agents to act on behalf of the Town to receive approximately $22,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Emergency Management for the ice storm that occurred on March 7, 2014.
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DEPARTMENT: Fire-Rescue Department
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: Travis Crabtree, 919-918-7349
 
INFORMATION: Orange County along with its' incorporated towns met the minimum criteria for Disaster Assistance, due to the impacts of the ice storm that crossed our jurisdictions on March 7, 2014.  Due to the emergency calls for service caused by the storm, emergency power activations, personnel costs, vehicle and equipment hours, and debris cleanup, the Town of Carrboro is able to be reimbursed for some of the expenses incurred during and around the storm.  Based on preliminary application for this assistance, the Town qualifies for $22,000.  To receive these funds, the Town is required to submit a formal application with a resolution designating agents authorized to act on behalf of the Town.
 
FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: This reimbursement will be approximately $22,000 to cover costs incurred from the ice storm on March 7, 2014.
 
RECOMMENDATION:r Approve the attached resolution designating the Town Manager and Fire Chief as agents to act on behalf of the Town to receive these funds.