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Municipal Flood Control Grant Program

This grant is available to all cities, villages, towns, tribes and metropolitan sewerage districts. Assistance is provided with items such as the acquisition of property, vacant land, structure removal, flood-proofing, administrative support and others.

Who can apply

Eligible applicants

Cities, villages, towns, tribes and metropolitan sewerage districts are eligible to apply for these grants.

Eligibility

Eligible projects

Eligibility depends on the proposed project. Read the project selection help [PDF] for comprehensive information.

Deadlines

This grant is only available every other year. The application period is now closed.

The next application deadline, tentative on funding, is March 15, 2022.

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Application Materials

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Reimbursement

Claims for payment of actual and eligible expenses must be submitted on these forms. All costs submitted must be documented and consistent with the eligibility provisions of ch. NR 199 and with the grant agreement.

All costs must be incurred within the grant time period with the exception of planning cost for appraisal reports, engineering or planning fees for the project unless otherwise agreed as part of the grant agreement.

To be eligible for grant award payment reimbursement, the applicant shall obtain all necessary permits and approvals for the project.

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Laws

Grant related statutes and administrative codes

Contact

Contact information
For information on these grants, contact:
Elisabeth (Lis) Kuisis
608-400-3005
For information on all technical questions, contact:
Brian Cunningham
608-220-5633