Spink County is now eligible for federal assistance from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding occurring in June, joining seven previously declared counties eligible for Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance.
Others declared earlier are Beadle, Codington, Deuel, Grant, Hamlin, Hughes and Kingsbury counties.
The federal share of assistance is 75 percent of the eligible cost for emergency measures and restoration of disaster-damaged public facilities. The state pays 10 percent of the total eligible cost share, with the applicant responsible for supplying the remaining 15 percent.For the complete article see the 08-29-2013 issue.
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