By Marie McCain
The Cincinnati Enquirer
MIAMI TOWNSHIP - Township leaders have unanimously approved an emergency proclamation to apply for nearly $23,000 in state funds to help repair roads damaged by the May 10 storms.
Crews in this northwestern Clermont County township's service department have been surveying damage to areas along Dry Run and Sugar Camp Roads, which had to be closed.
On those two roads there were about 20 reports of damage, said Township Services Director Walt Fischer.
There was also damage to Miami Glen Park, which runs along the East Fork of the Little Miami River.
Happy Hollow and Lewis Roads also sustained damage as a result of the storms, officials said.
In subdivisions, such as Longfield Acres, crews also cleaned out storm sewers that had been clogged by leaves residents failed to remove from the street, officials said.
Estimates of the overall damage totaled $22,832, according to township spokeswoman Kim Laing.
The township hopes to acquire emergency state funding from the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
Laing said the last time the township had to request emergency assistance was in July 2001, when bad storms flooded more than 500 homes in the township. Dry Run and Sugar Camp Roads were closed through much of the week. Officials said Sugar Camp was reopened Friday while Dry Run will probably be closed for another two weeks.
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