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NO. R-178. JOINT RESOLUTION RELATING TO A GRANT FROM THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

(J.R.S. 85)

Offered by: Senator Bartlett of Lamoille County.

Whereas, an ice storm during the period of January 6-15, 1998, caused considerable damage to public property in the counties of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Orange, and Windsor, and

Whereas, at the request of Governor Dean, President Clinton on January 15, 1998 issued a Declaration of Disaster, thereby making funds available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the municipalities of these counties,

now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly hereby authorizes the Commerce and Community Development Agency to accept a grant of $4,788,063 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency under Disaster Declaration FEMA -1201- DR-VT.