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Rural Electric Cooperative, Lindsay, Oklahoma, Generally Accounted for and Expended FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds Correctly

Executive Summary

The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (State), a FEMA grantee, awarded the Cooperative $3.76 million for damages resulting from severe winter storms from January 28 through 30, 2010. The award provided 75 percent funding for two large projects and one small project.1 The audit covered the period January 28, 2010, through March 28, 2011, the cutoff date of our audit, and included a review of two large projects totaling $3.75 million (see Exhibit, Schedule of Projects Audited). As of our cutoff date, the Cooperative had completed and FEMA had closed all projects.

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