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Hill County declares state of emergency for flooding


Last updated 4/21/2023 at 11:51am

Havre Daily News/Christy Bambrough

Red flags warn drivers of damage due to flooding on Amos Trail north of Havre. Hill County Commission declared a emergency Thursday due to the flooding.

The Hill County Commission has declared an emergency situation in the county for the flooding and voted to impose a two mil emergency levy to help pay for repairs.

Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson said safe roads are vital to providing for the welfare of the people of Hill County, but the extent of the damage cannot be addressed with the county's current finances, hence the need for a levy.

The tax will apply to all county residents not living within an incorporated community like Havre and Hingham and will show up on the November taxes.

Peterson said imposing this tax requires a u...

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