Galveston County the Daily News (Newspaper) - September 20, 2017, Galveston, TexasWednesday september20,2017 a # h 89 l 79 a al2 a $1harvey North Dakota students raise funds to help Dickinson Community a a3 g a l v e s t o n c o u n t a a Lee Latag Nenia. To \ Soi dest be up speh publishing singe 1812 a ski berating 175 years living cabaret a Lapin agile Paris Quot serving guests with a taste of French cuisine and culture cd w environment Galveston Bayless Salt More debris in Bay since Harvey but hurricanes toll in t All bad for Bay by Marissa Barnett the daily news a Galveston Bay and remarkable toll on residents Homes and businesses across the county and left a Galveston Bay that a More debris filled and less Salty. During the flooding bacteria Likely spiked in the Bay bayous and lakes scientists said. Where Hurricane Harvey took a huge scientists have been Able to Monitor those Levels appear to be declining but monitoring in Galveston Bay has been temporarily paused while state scientists work on recovery efforts. Among the More Long term effects of the storm the Bay a salinity a the Salt measured in the water a is a extremely Low a a measure that has consequences Lor local fisheries according to the Galveston Bay foundation. On shorelines debris from hooded Homes and communities washed up on Beadles and Crews have been out attempting to dear errant plastic. Styrofoam and other material said Scott Fones of Harvey i Federal response these people Fema won t Contact you. They say three Days on the phone then you Call them and there s no answer. It s been 21 Days and i still Don t have an Tim Meade Dickinson resident who lost everything due to Hurricane Harvey feeling forgotten Fema frustrations build As displaced await answers by John Wayne Ferguson the daily news it a Hitchcock Tim Meade does t know what to do. Its been three weeks since he filed a claim with the Federal emergency management Agency asking for help with rental payments. After being flooded in and subsequently rescued from his Dickinson apartment he a looking for assistance paying for temporary housing. His initial claim filed on aug. 29, was delayed until he could provide some proof of residency. His lease and other information were in the flooded apartment. A we lost everything a Meade said. As More Days pass since Hurricane Harvey residents around Galveston county Are finding themselves in different stages of their personal recovery. Some Are Goto Gal news. Com for More photos see forgotten a a4 Kelsey Walling the Dally n lews photos above Dickinson resident Tim Meade is distressed by the Speed which Fema moves and concerned with his situation at his temporary Home in Hitchcock on tuesday. Left Karlee and George Marvin listen to Fema officials As they talk about their current processes in Harris and Galveston counties at Walter Hall Park in league City on tuesday. The City held this meeting so residents could come ask questions directly to Fema. Harvey Relief Center county a salvation army leaves mall of the Mainland Center by Samantha Ketterer the daily news a Texas City the salvation army of Galveston county is conducting Solo Relief efforts after pulling out of an operation with local entities and the american red Cross officials said. The groups on sept. 7 opened the salvation army Relief Center at the mall of the Mainland in Texas City to offer a Central place for people to go for assistance. The salvation army originally planned to be at the location at least through september capt. Patrick Jones told the daily news when the Center opened. The salvation army Relief efforts have moved from the mall 10000 Emmett f. Lowry expressway Back to its offices in Texas City and Galveston said Holly Mcdonald director of development for the salvation army of Galveston county. A it was t working out really Well a Mcdonald said. A i just see Center �a4 the Galveston Bav foundation. But there an some Silver linings in nature to the unprecedented influx of Freshwater to the Bay scientists said. A when you have a lot of flood water and rain coming into the see Bay a a4coming thursday political Buzz catch up on All the latest political news. Education finance number of to with deficit budgets growing by Matt Degrooot Dickinson and Hitchcock Public school trustees joined the list of those across Galveston county forced to adopt deficit budgets As they struggle with myriad issues. Trustees at Dickinson Independent school District called an emergency meeting shortly after Hurricane Harvey dumped More than 50 inches of rain in some parts of the county to approve a budget deficit of almost $10 million to cover costs of a rapidly growing student population officials said. Dickinson budget projects about $89.4 million in revenues and about $99.3 million in expenditures leaving a budget see budgets �a3 government zoning City tries new approach to controversial zoning plan by Matt Degrood the daily news a Hitchcock Hitchcock City officials Are moving ahead with a previously controversial plan to rezone a Large Swath of land along pm 2004, but Hope handling it on a Case by Case basis will Lessen the opposition. A we Are doing this As businesses ask Little by Little a mayor Anthony Matranga said. 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