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King inspects Cherokee flood sites with city and county officials

Friday, July 9, 2010

Congressman Steve King, right, and Cherokee County Engineer Dave Shanahan inspect flood damage in Cherokee County on Monday. Photo contributed
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) issued the following statement after inspecting sites in Cherokee County that had been damaged by recent flooding. King met with officials representing both the City of Cherokee and Cherokee County to discuss local, state, and federal response to the floods.

"I've seen first-hand how hard Cherokee was hit by recent flooding," said King. "It is important that the response to these floods is quick and efficient for all those who have been affected by the rising waters. My office stands ready to work with local officials to help the residents of Cherokee County recover from this flooding."

Also taking part in the meeting with Congressman King were Dave Shanahan, Cherokee County Engineer; Linda Burkhart, Cherokee City Council; Jim Peck, Cherokee City Council; Greg Steineke, Cherokee City Council; and Don Eikmeier, Cherokee City Administrator.

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