Asbury Park: Ready For Summer 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has remained committed to rebuilding Asbury Park after the boardwalk alone suffered $3 million in damage after Superstorm Sandy. New Jerseyans came together to rebuild in the aftermath of the storm and welcomed visitors from across the country back to Asbury Park and the Jersey Shore last summer and are prepared to continue the momentum into the Summer of 2014.
FEMA has obligated over $6.6 million in federal funds
through the Public Assistance program to Asbury Park
for eligible debris removal, emergency services and
Asbury Park residents and businesses have received
approximately $3.3 million in payouts from the
National Flood Insurance Program.
Asbury Park residents have received approximately
$465,920 in FEMA Individual Assistance, which includes
repair costs, replacement costs, rental assistance
and other needs assistance.
Asbury Park received an Essential Services grant
of $350,000 through the Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
EDA Stronger NJ Business Grant has approved 4 grants
to Asbury Park businesses worth $199,611.
Asbury Park City School District, received $9,192 in
funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s
Project School Emergency Response to Violence grant
program, which provides services designed to maintain
safe learning environments for children. The program
was made available to schools that were disrupted
by the storm.