Moulton Announces $1.3 Million Federal Dollars from FEMA to Repair Lynn’s Seaport Marina
February 8th, 2017
Federal dollars will advance efforts to stimulate economic opportunity in Lynn
Salem, MA – Today, Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) announced that $1.3 million federal dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have been awarded to the city of Lynn. The Federal Disaster Aid Program funding will enable the city to repair its Seaport Marina, an area damaged by winter storms.
“These federal dollars to repair Lynn’s Seaport Marina will support our efforts to stimulate economic opportunity in the city,” said Moulton. “Lynn’s waterfront is integral to our Lynn Economic Advancement and Development (LEAD) team’s work to create jobs and spur development, and I applaud our local officials who worked with our federal partners at FEMA to see this through.”
“It is great news that the City will be receiving FEMA funding to repair the Lynn Seaport Marina,” said Senator Thomas M. McGee. “This is yet another example of the continued collaboration with our Federal partners resulting in much need needed resources to improve our community.”
“The City of Lynn is thrilled to receive this critical funding from FEMA to repair the marina,” said Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy. “The waterfront has long been at the heart of our master plan for redevelopment. This will bring us one step closer in transforming one of the more underutilized areas of our city into an area of economic growth and opportunity.”