County Judge Signs Declaration of Disaster for Hidalgo County

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Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia has issued a proclamation declaring a local state of disaster as a result of damages from recent storms.

The declaration reads in part, “the Judge of the County of Hidalgo has determined that extraordinary measures must be taken to protect the public health, safety and general wellbeing of County citizens, alleviate the suffering of people and to protect or rehabilitate property.”

The declaration is in effect for seven days, unless extended by Commissioners Court.

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