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Irene Recovery Information for Town Officials

From Sue Minter and Ben Rose, November 1 2012: “Dear Town Official, We are all thankful that Vermont has, for the most part, been spared the wrath of Hurricane Sandy. Our hearts go out to those communities to our South. … Continue reading

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Information for Towns and Cities

From Rutland Planning Commission: Review and update your town’s Basic Emergency Operations Plan with phone numbers of new town officials (many BEOPs are from 2011 and 2010 and are out of date) Be mindful of the elderly and of residents … Continue reading

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FEMA Deadline for Cities and Towns Extended

The new deadline for cities and towns to file for federal disaster assistance is October 17th, extended from October 1st. Via VPR News.

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State Announces Plan for Quick & Affordable Disposal of Flooded Mobile Homes

State officials announce plan for rapid, affordable disposal of flooded mobile homes September 22, 2011 — A group of top state officials announced today that they have a plan to remove and dispose of mobile homes that were ruined by flooding … Continue reading

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Disaster Aid Will Not Affect Seniors’ Social Security Benefits

Release Date: 9/11/11 DR-4022-VT NR 015 FEMA News Desk: 802-951-2700 VEM Mark Bosma: 800-347-0488 News Release DISASTER AID WON’T AFFECT SENIORS’ BENEFITS BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont senior citizens who apply for or receive federal disaster assistance after Tropical Storm Irene … Continue reading

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An Update from VTrans: Safety Concerns

Original post: http://governor.vermont.gov/newsroom-post-irene-tremors VTRANS WARNS OF SAFETY CONCERNS: POST-IRENE “TREMORS” SEPTEMBER 6 – MONTPELIER – Vermont Agency of Transportation Secretary Brian Searles today reminded the public that “tremors” from Tropical Storm Irene in the form of sink holes and slope failures … Continue reading

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For Local Governments: Water System Information

DISINFECTION All Community and Non-Transient-Non-Community Water Systems in south/central Vermont are strongly recommended to turn on your disinfection until the state of Vermont Water supply staff can visit your site. If you have had a power outage, flooding of any … Continue reading

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Information: Brandon

From the Brandon Chamber of Commerce: (much more info here: http://rutlandherald.typepad.com/vermonttoday/2011/09/the-latest-from-brandon-village-house-of-pizza-to-be-moved-via-crane.html) A 200 ton crane will be moving the Brandon House of Pizza to a less-dangerous spot, allowing Sheila Gearwar and her crew to remove as many pieces of equipment … Continue reading

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For Unaffected Local Governments

Kudos to Underhill for sparking this idea. If you are a town administrator in a town unaffected by Irene, consider reaching out to an administrator in an affected Vermont or Northern New York town. By being a sister town, you … Continue reading

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Help Needed: Stockbridge

Stockbridge VT Incident Control has asked that an inventory of available Heavy Equipment be compiled with the following information: Type of Equipment; Size; Operator Availabilty; Location; Owner; Contact information. Please send this information to robmcfad@gmail.com. Spread the word! Let’s keep … Continue reading

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