Hermine

Work has begun on Ozello Trail Bridge Hurricane Hermine repair

The first bridge west of John Brown Drive on Ozello Trail will have intermittent, minor repair work done over the next 30 days.
 
Drivers are asked to use caution, as there will be flagmen in the area and one-lane traffic when work is in progress.
 
Daly Zilch has been hired as project contractor to repair the damage from Hurricane Hermine. Call Public Works Engineer Mark Shroder at 352-527-5443 if you have questions or need more information.
 
 

FEMA extends filing deadline for Hermine claims

The state Office of Insurance Regulation announced this week that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended a 60-day filing deadline to 90 days for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders making claims from the early September storm, (commencing on Aug. 31, 2016 through Sept. 9),  that swept through northern Florida.

FEMA gives relief to Hermine victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the State of Florida and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced today more than $7.3 million in disaster assistance grants and loans has been distributed to Hurricane Hermine-affected homeowners and renters.

To date, FEMA distributed $4.8 million in grants to individuals and households for temporary rental assistance, essential home repairs and other disaster-related needs.

CCSO: Beware of fraud, scams, price gouging

State and federal recovery officials encourage Florida residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors vulnerable due to the recent hurricanes.

Final pickup for storm debris scheduled

Citrus County will be conducting a final pickup for storm generated debris, including private roads, on the west side of U.S. 19.

Debris removal will begin on Monday Oct. 17.

All debris will be picked up by Oct. 26. Vegetation, and white goods (appliances), should be separated from other storm debris.

This will be the final storm-generated debris pickup.

Residents, businesses: Register for disaster assistance

By Cynthia Oswald,
BOCC Public Information Officer

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Citrus, Dixie, Hernando, Hillsborough, Leon, Levy, Pasco and Pinellas counties who were affected by Hurricane Hermine are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as they may be eligible for disaster assistance.

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