What town officials do know is that they will be helped by a $1 million loan from the state’s Environmental Facilities Corporation. That money can be paid back through money reimbursed by FEMA, or in the form of a long-term loan.
Another consideration for the town, according to Penman, is that FEMA is interested in seeing major projects completed within 18 months of a disaster.
Following the presentation, the board acted on three matters related to repairs, approving nearly $234,000 in expenditures for projects. The money included $88,400 to CHA Companies for designed work related to the rehabilitation of the Stage III Dam, $30,500 to Barton & Loguidice, P. C. for engineering work related to the interceptor sewer, and $115,048.90 to G.P. Jager & Associates for emergency repairs at the Dinmore Road Wastewater Treatment Plant.