Harrison County is opting to clean up its own mess.
Judge Executive Alex Barnett said the state has offered to help with storm debris clean-up. However, that assistance comes with a price tag.
Barnett told magistrates Tuesday that because of the county’s state of emergency declaration, FEMA will reimburse 87 percent of the clean-up costs.
If the state sends in a clean-up crew to collect debris, that cost could come back to the county in the loss of next year’s state road aid monies, Barnett said.
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