Bills For Fighting Flood In Fargo Could Top $1 Million
The costs not covered by FEMA will have to come out of the general fund
FARGO, ND — Not all the bills are in yet, but Fargo’s share of costs for this year’s flood fight is likely to top $1 million.
Mayor Tim Mahoney says the city is counting on a federal disaster declaration that would cover 75% of those costs.
Mahoney said “many might say that’s not a lot of money but it is.”
The costs not covered by FEMA will have to come out of the general fund.
By comparison, Fargo was reimbursed $10 million for protection in the record 2009 flood.