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1977 Flood
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Title1977 Flood
Abstract"Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster Assistance Administration of the Department of Housing and Urban Development was signed by Glen J. Hopkins, deputy city manager. It said $195,000 has been spent to date on eligible work and estimated that $305,000 would be spent in the next 60 days. A supplemental application for more money is to be submitted in about two weeks. Specific figures for damage to city property in the application: $134,734 for debris clearance; $6,361 for protective measures; $789,803 for road systems; $239,408 for water control facilities; $24,428 for public buildings and equipment; $108,330 for public utilities and $51,647 for other damages. A response to the application is expected in about a month, Hopkins said."
DateOctober 29, 1977
SourceKansas City Times
LocationMicrofilm
PageB8:1
SubjectFloods
Disasters
Local Subject1977 Flood
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID97917
CONTENTdm number33397
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