Poweshiek County Seeking State Disaster Declaration
MONTEZUMA, Iowa- The Poweshiek County Board of Supervisors has sent a request to the Iowa Governor, Kim Reynolds asking the county be declared a disaster area. The county has seen 3-5 inches of rain early this week, starting with heavy rainfall Saturday Night. “As of this morning we met with the Supervisors at their normal meeting, we did get a disaster declaration signed by the Board of Supervisors, which was then uploaded to the State,” said County Emergency Manager, Brian Paul. “Hopefully sometime either today or tomorrow it will get put in front of the Governor, to sign.”