The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is in its first full week of online signups for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program wait list.
It was a touted as program to help some North Texas residents foot the bill for storm shelters and safe rooms, but few people knew how few reservations were available and apparently even fewer predicted how quickly the spots would be snapped up.
With the recent deadly tornadoes that tore through North Texas and Oklahoma, more people are thinking about in stalling storm shelters or safe rooms. Now the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is helping foot the bill for some of those rooms.
Advance reservations are not required for the latest energy-efficient appliance rebate program in Texas offering more than $18 million in federal stimulus funds.
The next energy-efficient appliance rebate program for Texas begins Monday and advance reservations are not required.