Posted on Monday April 15, 2019


The Federal Emergency Management Agency and North Carolina Emergency Management have received the following applications for Federal grant funding. Notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s consideration to provide funding in the form of a Hazard Mitigation Grant.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990, FEMA is required to consider alternatives to and provide public notices of any proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. EO 12892 also requires FEMA to provide an opportunity for public participation in the planning process and to consider potential impacts to minority or low-income populations.

Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state and local laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements and conditions.

Applicant: Rockingham County, North Carolina

Project Title: 5161 Party Rock Fire

Location of Proposed Work: The area affected by this project consists of County EMS Base located in Eden, NC.  The proposed project will include the purchase and installation of an 80KW Generator.

Maps of the project areas associated with the grant applications can be reviewed by contacting J. “Bob” Barker at 919-825-2355

Proposed Work and Purpose:

This will be a voluntary reimbursement project. For all sub-applicants who decide to participate in this voluntary program, the projects will be utilizing HMGP grant funds. 

Project Alternatives:

The alternatives to the project that have been and will be considered are 1) the no action alternative and 2) the property will remain vulnerable to property damage and health hazards; as such, continued negative impacts on the property, residents, and community may be experienced.

Comment Period:
Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies; and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to NCEM Hazard Mitigation Branch, Attn: EHP Specialist, 4238 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-4238, or emailed to  The State will forward comments to applicable agencies as needed.


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