FEMA to reimburse over $400k to Sylvester for projects

FEMA to reimburse over $400k to Sylvester for projects

SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - More than $400,000 in reimbursements will come to one Southwest Georgia city to help with projects that include Hurricane Michael Debris removal.

Projects submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency from the City of Sylvester include roadways and signs, and emergency operations.

Monday, city leaders learned that FEMA did accept these projects, and will make a reimbursement that leaders hope will come sometime soon.

Jinny Boyd, speaking on FEMA funds (Source: WALB)
Jinny Boyd, speaking on FEMA funds (Source: WALB)

“They are still going through the processes," said Sylvester FEMA administrator Jinny Boyd. "They go through one auditor then another auditor. All of these have been accepted, so that means that they are projects and the funds could be available whenever they get finished with of the processing of their steps.”

We are told it can be anywhere between eight to 12 weeks before they hear from FEMA.

After that, the project details will be sent to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.

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