Starke, Marshall Counties Receive FEMA Reimbursements

FEMA reimbursement funds were recently distributed to Marshall County and Starke County from the 2018 flooding event.

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters told county officials on Monday that FEMA released $106,615.75 to the county with another $76,154.  The funds were deposited into the Rainy Day Fund.  The county initially paid for repairs from the flooding from that account. 

Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler told the county commissioners on Monday that the county received $58,000.  He filled out additional paperwork where another $260,000 is expected in reimbursement money.  Ritzler said that money will go right back into improving roadways.