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Commission forwards levee information to FEMA

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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Jamie Essner, pictured left, and Dan Essner of S & L Builders in Scott City grout the new floor in the prosecuting attorney's office at the Scott County Courthouse. Workers are in the "the last phase" of repairing damage to the prosecuting attorney's office and law library in the courthouse. Scott Welton, Staff
BENTON -- Scott County commissioners are sending off a package with information about the Commerce to Birds Point Levee they hope will satisfy FEMA officials.

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have asked commissioners to sign documents by April 21 stating the levee is sound. During their regular meeting Tuesday, commissioners approved sending in a package to FEMA which includes maps of drawings of the levee as constructed and as it is now after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers widened the top and base in 1999.

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