City approves emergency declaration
An emergency declaration is just around the corner for the city of Havre.
At Tuesday's meeting the City Council voted to approve Mayor Tim Solomon's decision to declare an emergency in an effort to get funding to repair damages from the surfeit of water.
The mayor said after the meeting that he would be filing the paperwork to declare the emergency this week.
According to the council's discussion and advice from Hill County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Joe Parenteau, the emergency declaration serves to let the governor's office know that the city might not be able to handl...