Supervisors authorize application for hazard and pre-disaster mitigation grants
Last updated 8/28/2008 at Noon
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 August 6 to authorize the application of grant requests totaling $12 million and to accept those grants administered by the state Office of Emergency Services if accepted.
The submissions for the grant money provided by the Federal Emergency Management Association includes a grant request of $4 million to retrofit combustible wood roofs on homes in unincorporated San Diego County and $398,890 for a defensible space chipping program. Three other applications for site-specific programs in East County were also authorized.
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