Morgan, Scott Counties getting emergency management relief

By Ryne Turke on July 20, 2016 at 12:11pm

More than four-million-dollars in grants are being awarded to 120 Illinois cities, thanks to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.

According to a press release, the annual grants can be used for day-to-day operations of local emergency preparedness and response programs.

In the four-county-area, Morgan County is getting $21,330.88 and Scott County will receive $5,549.23.

Totals were determined by a base amount plus population-based formulas.

For a complete list of grant totals for each county, click here.