Brundidge seeks hazard mitigation funding

first_img The Brundidge City Council passed a resolution at is Tuesday meeting that will pave the way for the city to be eligible for funding through the 2010 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.Jeanna Barnes, Pike County EMA director, said a hazard mitigation briefing will be held for the 10-county Region 2 at 2:30 p.m. today in the Training Room at University Park in Troy.Representatives from municipal and county governments, schools and utility services are invited to attend. You Might Like Around the world Daniel Niu and Karneshia Davis got a close-up look at a lizard during the Summer Library Program at Troy Public… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 8:12 am Thursday, June 9, 2011 Brundidge seeks hazard mitigation funding Skip Two RFPs were received, from Mark Dunning Industries and Advance Disposal.The deadline for all bids was 9 a.m. Due to time, the Advance Disposal RFP had to be disqualified.The council gave the mayor and city manager the authority to apply for an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG). The city is hoping to acquire grant funds to extend the energy efficient streetlights along S.A. Graham Blvd. The city has installed the energy efficient streetlights along the city’s main thoroughfare.The council also reviewed playground equipment from an auction site that could be used at either Galloway Park or Ramage Park.The Brundidge City Council meets at 4 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brundidge City Hall. The meetings are open to the public. Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Latest Stories Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “Brundidge or Goshen might apply while Troy might not,” Barnes said.The council also passed a resolution for administrative and engineering service and fees for a Community Development Block Grant for economic development at Southern Classic Foods in Brundidge. The administrative services would be provided by Monroe and Associates and the engineering service by Polyengineering.The grant funding would be to construct a railroad spur to the Southern Classic Foods facility on the north side of Brundidge.The council took RFP (Request for Proposal) for the city’s solid waste contract. By law, the city may only contract for services for a three-year period. “State EMA representatives will be here to let us know what money is available and how to apply for it,” Barnes said. “Because of the recent tornadoes here in Alabama, all 67 counties are eligible for the disaster mitigation money which can be used for shelters, sirens, thing like that.”Barnes said the funds are actually pre-disaster mitigation money but are only available if a disaster occurs.Entities with a hazard mitigation plan will be able to apply for mitigation money on their own. By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Book Nook to reopen Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more