Feb 25

Next Areas Proposed For State Buyout Program

These are the next 4 proposed areas to receive a buyout from the State, as submitted by their respective community leaders, and assisted by Joseph Tirone Jr.  These areas all have petitioned the State as a result of a history of serious flooding and were all hit particularly hard by Sandy.  Each community has presented their case in an organized fashion, with community members united in their cause for a State buyout.  The properties in each neighborhood are contiguous, and returning them to nature would create a natural barrier from future storm surges, as required by the Governor’s enhanced buyout program: