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Jersey Village Selected For Over $9 Million in Grants for Home Elevations as Part of Ongoing Flood Mitigation Efforts

The City of Jersey Village is thrilled to announce that it has been selected for two substantial grants totaling $9,066,959 to support home elevations as a critical component of its comprehensive flood mitigation efforts. These grants mark a significant milestone in the city's unwavering commitment to enhancing its resilience against flooding and safeguarding its residents and properties.


Grant 1: Elevating 14 Homes with $4,427,150

Grant 2: Elevating 14 Homes with $4,639,809


In a stride towards creating a more flood-resistant community, Jersey Village has secured a grant these grants to elevate a total of 28 homes vulnerable to flooding. This funding will enable the city to implement elevation measures that not only provide immediate relief to homeowners but also contribute to long-term flood prevention strategies. This reinforces the city's dedication to building a resilient future, one where the impacts of flooding are mitigated through proactive measures and collaborative efforts.


A Total of $24,618,082 in Grant Funding for Flood Mitigation Efforts


These two grants, in combination with previous initiatives, have propelled Jersey Village's total grant funding for flood mitigation to an impressive $24,618,082. Since making flood mitigation a priority in 2017, the city has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to the safety and well-being of its residents.


Mayor Warren commented on the significance of these grants, stating, "We are immensely grateful for the support we've received through these grants. Flood mitigation has been at the forefront of our agenda, and this funding allows us to take proactive steps in reducing the impact of flooding on our community. These grants are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and the ongoing collaboration between our city, residents, and government agencies."


Jersey Village remains committed to its long-term vision of creating a resilient, flood-resistant community. By securing funding for home elevations, the city is not only ensuring the safety and well-being of its residents but also setting an example for other municipalities facing similar challenges.


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