Area residents receive disaster funding
In the six weeks since a presidential disaster declaration was signed for Kentucky on June 10, more than $34 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved to assist residents who suffered damages from severe storms and floods, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Kentucky Emergency Management.
A total of 9,072 individuals from the 78 disaster-declared counties have applied for aid. Some $18,615,823 has been approved for repairing damaged, uninsured or underinsured homes and for temporary disaster rental assistance as well as grants for medical, funeral, personal property, transportation and other eligible expenses. 331 applications for U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest home and business disaster loans have been approved, totaling $15,051,600.
Boyle County has been approved to receive $1,803, Casey County $4,403, and Lincoln County $8,423.
Junction City Council - 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall for a personnel policy workshop.