Obama in Brigantine
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, FEMA administrator Craig Fugate and President Barack Obama leave the presidential helicopter Oct. 31 at the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Egg Harbor Township after touring the storm-damaged coastline along southern New Jersey.
- Storm costs in A.C.
Atlantic City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to spend nearly $1.5 million to cover costs for its response to Hurricane Sandy and for addressing its damages.
— $90,000: technical support and administrative management of response, recovery, restoration services from Royal Consulting Group
— $325,000: building demolition and property clean-up by National Waste & Recycling Services
— $1 million: cover overtime and other costs for police, fire, medical and emergency management to respond to calls during the hurricane and handle the mandatory evacuation*
*Expected to be reimbursed through the state government and Federal Emergency Management Agency
Source: Atlantic City Council resolutions; City Office of Emergency Management Director Tom Foley
Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 6:00 am
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