MN Disaster Assistance

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Governor Mark Dayton today authorized up to an estimated $619,525 in relief for Becker, Clay, and Norman counties from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account. The counties experienced significant damage to public property caused by tornadoes and severe thunderstorms with high winds, heavy rain, and large hail during the period of July 11­-12, 2017.

County

Damage Identified

Estimated State

Assistance

Becker County

$493,820

$370,365

Clay County

$209,653

$157,239

Norman County

$122,560

$91,920

Aid from the contingency account will reimburse counties for public infrastructure repairs and clean-up costs. Under Minnesota law, the state will reimburse 75 percent of eligible costs for public infrastructure repairs and clean-up, with local governments responsible for covering the remaining 25 percent.

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