By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Hartley receives grant for flood mitigation

FEMA award worth $100K for related engineering services


October 13, 2022


A dog wades through a flooded alley in Hartley in June of 2018.

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...

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