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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Kent County authorities say April flooding led to more than $10.6 million in damages.
Local, state and federal authorities surveyed the damage caused by the flooding of the Grand River and various other waterways last week.
Thursday, Kent County assessment teams said public property damages total $2,661,472:
- Debris Removal: $119,819
- Emergency Protective Measures: $170,197
- Roads and Bridges: $259,782
- Water Control Facilities: $307,000
- Public Buildings and Equipment: $604,535
- Public Utilities: $172,345
- Parks and Recreation Facilities: $1,027,795
Damage assessment teams estimated an additional $5.5 million in damage to homes and $2.5 million in damage to businesses.
Those assessments were submitted to the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but Kent County is still accepting damage reports at its website.
It's now up to Gov. Rick Snyder, who declared a disaster area last week, to determine whether to ask for federal assistance.
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