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August 03, 2018

Vermont Emergency Management Announces Three Applicant Briefings Next Week for May 4-5, 2018 Storm Damage to Public Infrastructure

The Vermont Department of Public Safety will host three Applicant Briefings next week. Attendance at one of the Applicant Briefings is mandatory for any municipality or public non-profit entity which incurred public infrastructure damages during the storm of May 4-5, 2018 (declared as federal disaster DR4380) and seeking 75 percent federal Public Assistance for disaster recovery. The briefings will outline the requirements for receiving federal awards and maximizing eligibility of repairs. All towns and other public entities seeking federal reimbursement for costs associated with the May 4-5th, 2018 storm should send a representative to one of these briefings.

DR4380 Applicant Briefings:

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at 781 Blakely Rd., Outer Bay Conference Room, Town of Colchester, starting at 10:00 am.

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at Washington Electric COOP, 40 Church Street, Town of East Montpelier, starting at 10:00am.

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at Vermont Electric COOP, 42 Wescom Road, Town of Johnson, starting at 10:00am.

For more information, contact VEM Recovery and Mitigation Chief Ben Rose at or VEM Public Assistance Officer Kim Canarecci at .

More information on the Public Assistance process can be found at

Media Contact: Ben Rose, Recovery and Mitigation Chief, 802-585-4719

Source: Department of Public Safety
Last Updated at: August 03, 2018 11:04:51