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By Michele Smith
The Times 

Monies for Winter-damaged Street Repair is 'In the Bank'

Construction is expected to begin in early 2018


August 24, 2017

DAYTON— The final estimate from FEMA for the cost of repairing city roads damaged by winter snow and ice has come in at roughly $1,034,700.00, said City Administrator Trina Cole, at last week’s city council meeting.

“FEMA provides 75% of the funding. The state authorized that portion of their capital improvement budget; they will provide 12.5%, and the city is obligated for 12.5%,” she said.

“The money is in the bank,” she added. “As soon as we finish design and put it out for bid, we can go to construction.”

Construction will take place early in 2018 because it is too late...

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