Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Harford officials try to set record straight on $100,000 allocation for hurricane relief

Harford officials try to set record straight on $100,000 allocation for hurricane relief

Harford County is not writing a $100,000 check for hurricane relief, a top aide to the county executive said Tuesday evening.

Under legislation introduced last month, the county merely is allocating the money from its cash reserves to cover costs associated with aiding communities in Texas and Florida cleaning up after two major hurricanes, Director of Administration Billy Boniface testified during a County Council public hearing on the legislation.

The county has not yet received any requests for aid, despite its offers after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston, Texas area in August and Hurricane Irma hit Florida in September, Boniface, told council members, as he sought to...

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