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Fort Plain deadline
FORT PLAIN -- "We have until 4:30 tomorrow to get it done," said Wayne Bouton, talking about the time table to clean his store and it's apartments. All of the debris needs to be curb side by tomorrow afternoon.
"It can't be done," said Bouton.
"My advice is to get the stuff to the curb and some way we will get it taken care of I have made the tomorrow deadline," said Fort Plain mayor Guy Barton.
The short window is because the mayor is worried about the cost and the spread of infections.
The curbs are filling up and more work is needed, so what if people can't meet the deadline?
"I hopefully can pick up a couple of additional days," said the mayor.
That could be challenging since federal aid doesn't appear likely, in that case, the governor may
call the legislature into session to vote on aid.
Right now, Bouton doesn't have much confidence in the state or federal government.
"Governor Cuomo says that if he doesn't sign it for the federal help that New York State is going to take over the 60 to 80 million dollars, but that only has to do with the clean up, that has nothing to do with the rebuilding or anything," said Bouton.
Bouton also doesn't have flood insurance.
"If i had to throw a bid war onto it, i'd say 60 thousand dollars," said Bounton.