Articles Tagged “FEMA”

  • Commissioners Decide on State Grant for Matching Funds on Upcoming FEMA grant

    At Monday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, one of several different natural disasters the County has had to deal with was discussed. The flooding damage in our area in October had been assessed at…

  • County Gets TIF Grant And FEMA Reimbursement

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White who informed us the County has received a TIF grant, or TxDOT County Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant program, and a reimbursement from…

  • FEMA Storm Prevention Specialists In Huntsville

    FEMA storm damage prevention specialists are in town now to give people advice. FEMA spokesperson Troy York tells us more . . . .

  • FEMA Incident Period Extended

    More Texans may be eligible for disaster assistance with news of an extension of the original incident period and the addition of another Texas county for Individual Assistance under a May 29th major disaster declaration…

  • Town Creek Project Gets Go-Ahead

    The City of Huntsville was pleased to receive notification this week that it has received the award letter from the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) approving a scope of work for “Improvements along approximately…

  • Last Day to Visit With SBA In Huntsville

    As the August 27 registration deadline to apply for individual assistance draws near, the State of Texas and FEMA urge disaster survivors in 42 counties to keep in touch throughout their recovery process. By keeping…

  • Trinity County Now Designated For Individual Assistance

    According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to provide Individual Assistance to six additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and…

  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Center In Town

    A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Walker County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet at six tonight at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at 4, they will discuss proposed updates to the City of Huntsville Development Code. During a Public Hearing at…

  • Red Cross Distributing Supplies To Disaster Victims In Riverside Today

    The Red Cross will be distributing supplies to disaster survivors at the First United Methodist Church in Riverside today from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and FEMA’s Disaster Survivor Assessment team will be onsite to…