Sweeney says that if the village gets money for repairing publicly-owned infrastructure, 75 percent will be funded by the federal government, while the remaining 25 percent will be split evenly by state and local governments.
Community Development Director Jeremy Evans says filings for individual assistance need to be turned in as soon as possible so he can turn those documents over to Essex County.
Meanwhile, members of the public and trustees had nothing but praise for village workers and emergency personnel who logged long hours when flooding was at its peak.
Trustee Tom Catillaz said he's proud of village crews. He also said workers told him they were glad to have John Sweeney as their village manager throughout the crisis.