Tag Archives: Disaster funds

Gloucester City Council eyes stand on fed fishing aid

gdt iconThe City Council is expected to weigh in on the disbursement of the $75 million in federal disaster relief funds Tuesday when it takes up a resolution introduced by Councilor-at-Large Paul Lundberg. Read more here  04:38

Disaster funds on hold until state, AVCP agree on split

23523_354387901211_7651997_aAlaska is set to receive $20.8 million for the 2012 salmon fisheries disasters, but how the money will be used is still being decided. First the State of Alaska and the Association of Village Council Presidents, or AVCP, must work on how to split the funds between Cook Inlet and Yukon-Kuskokwim stakeholders, said Art Nelson, policy and outreach director for the Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association. Read more here  16:20