New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Eddy County Commission declares emergency for both fall flooding & winter storms

 

October 28, 2019



EMERGENCY DECLARATION

WHEREAS, the Eddy County has been severely impacted by a large amount of rain and melting snow from two different storms; the water has imposed difficulties on farmers, businesses, transportation, schools, homeowners, townships, cities, and road departments due to the amount of water on roads, in fields, and getting into basements;

WHEREAS, the impact of this incident threatens the health, well-being and public safety of the residents of Eddy County; and

WHEREAS, the cost of response and recovery is in excess of available normal County resources.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT...



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