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Parma to receive storm-related reimbursement

May 24, 2013 

Jeannie Roberts (440) 885-8181 / (216) 346-9935  

PARMA, Ohio - The City of Parma will be reimbursed $92,689.38 for expenses incurred while providing emergency measures and debris removal as a result of Hurricane Sandy in late October last year.

Almost $80,000 of the reimbursement comes from FEMA – the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The other roughly $13,000 will come from the State of Ohio, Office of Emergency Management. The City of Parma was required to complete paperwork documentation of emergency related expenses, and that total was approved to be reimbursed at 87.5%

Parma’s documented expenses were $105,930.72 - $86,455.34 in debris removal (man hours and equipment use) and $19,475.38 in emergency measures (police, traffic and fire man hours and equipment use.)