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Hurricane Irene - August 27, 2011

Governor Peter Shumlin declared a state of emergency on August 27, 2011 in preparation for the hurricane's arrival.  In a joint statement, Vermont electric utilities announced that they planned to have extra staff on hand.  The National Weather Service stated that it anticipated 2–5 inches of rain on the Champlain Valley and western Vermont and 3–7 inches in the Green Mountains and eastern Vermont, with the risk of flooding near streams and rivers and an anticipated sustained wind speeds of 30–45 miles per hour and gusts of up to 45–65 miles per hour causing significant tree damage and damage to power lines.


September 6, 2011 Selectboard Minutes

To read the the Storm Damage & Recovery Efforts reported in the Selectboard minutes click on the like above.


Project Completion and Certification Report for the Town of Strafford.

Total Project Amt (100%) $2,667,249.39

Federal Amt (90%) $2,400,524.46

State Amt (5%) $133,362.47

Local Share (5%) $133,362.46

July 1, 2017 Storm Damage

The State of Vermont has received a federal disaster for Severe Storms and Flooding during the incident period of June 29 to July 1, 2017.  This disaster, DR4330 was declared on August 16, 2017.

Total Damage Amount $540,732.94

Federal Amt (75%) $407,234.18

State Amt (12.5%) $66,749.38

Local Share (12.5%) $66,749.38

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