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*May 09 – Emergency Council meeting to discuss ‘State of Emergency’


May 09, 2017

Prince Edward County has declared a state of emergency due to the risk of increased flooding.

On Tuesday night, mayor Robert Quaiff declared the emergency stating localized flooding and the continued rising water levels of the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario was a cause for concern.

“The immediate concern is ensuring access to Provincial financial assistance for flood damage to private property and municipal infrastructure,” said mayor Quaiff.  “In addition, by declaring an emergency, there will be access to more resources for the protection of waterfront properties.” Read more at quintenews.com


 

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