Preliminary damage numbers released from spring weather

Fri 5-10-2019

Preliminary damage assessment numbers from spring storms were released this week by the Jackson County Emergency Management Office.

Estimated damage from flooding and the ice storm currently sits at $6.2 million.  Of that number $5.9 million is from the Co-ops for emergency protective measures, debris removal and permanent repairs.  REA had 1,266 poles down or damaged that require replacement.

The remaining $390,000 is for county and township roads and culvert.

These numbers are preliminary and are not exact, but are a close estimate.