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City tallying Irma overtime costs
Unknown whether FEMA will reimburse; debris hauling to take 3 weeks
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Despite Tropical Storm Irma’s effects being far less disastrous than feared, the city of Statesboro did have a storm response, has begun hauling debris and is preparing a FEMA reimbursement claim for costs such as overtime. But local officials don’t know whether the expenses will meet all the qualifications, city Public Works and Engineering Director Jason Boyles said Friday. The Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency has not been able to advise them yet, after all 159 counties were included in the disaster declaration.
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