Hartley receives grant for flood mitigation
FEMA award worth $100K for related engineering services
October 13, 2022
Ongoing efforts to mitigate flooding issues in Hartley received a boost recently.
City Administrator Erica Haack announced during Monday's council meeting that Hartley received a Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Project Scoping grant worth $100,000. The grant is administered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will allow the city to retain engineering services to develop future flood mitigation strategies.
"It kicks a lot of the beginning stuff into gear," said Superintendent of Public Works Jaron Benz.
Money from the BRIC grant will help cover engine...