The division may make payments to
eligible local governmental units under this chapter upon receipt and
consideration of an application if the administrator determines all of the
(a) The local governmental unit
has suffered a major catastrophe.
(b) A disaster or emergency declaration was
issued by the local governmental unit or the state during the incident period
of the major catastrophe.
damages suffered and eligible costs incurred are the direct result of a major
assistance is not available for that major catastrophe because the governor's
request that the president declare the catastrophe a major disaster under
has been denied or where no federal
assistance is requested because the major catastrophe does not meet the
statewide or countywide per capita impact indicator under the public assistance
program guidelines issued by the federal emergency management agency.
(e) At least one local governmental unit
within the county or a tribal governmental unit has incurred public assistance
costs that equal or exceed the countywide per capita impact indicator under the
public assistance program guidelines issued by the federal emergency management
agency. Only local units of government that reach this threshold will be
eligible for assistance.
local governmental unit will contribute at least 30% of the total amount of
eligible costs incurred from the major catastrophe from other funding
In making a
determination under sub. (1), the administrator shall consider all of the
(a) The availability of funding
from other federal or state government or private sources.
(b) The availability of insurance.
(c) Any other factors the administrator