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Lockport flood aid will max out at $31,900

by TSchmitt
Mon, Jul 22nd 2013 09:40 am

The numbers are in and according to local officials, Lockport residents that suffered major damage from the storm at the end of June will be eligible to get as much as $31,900 in state relief funding.

State representatives will be at the Lockport Municipal Building today and tomorrow from noon to 8 pm.

This program is part of a $16 million commitment of state dollars to provide much needed assistance in as timely a fashion as possible in order to get help where it is needed most. 

Homeowners, small business owners, and farmers in Niagara County and four others may be eligible for funding. There's more funding available for business owners and farmers: that dollar amount caps out at $50,000.

The State's Flood Helpline is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. The number is 1-888-769-7243.


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