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Grant application filed to help pay for flood recovery efforts

Friday, November 4, 2011

scottw@standard-democrat.com

CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials found out about an important disaster relief grant opportunity just in time to apply before the deadline.

During their regular weekly meeting Thursday, county commissioners approved a resolution to apply for a Community Development Block Grant which routes federal funding through the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Funding from the grant is to make up the difference in disaster recovery costs not covered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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