Irma

Storm debris removal winding down in county

Debris removal in the County is quickly winding down. Please keep in mind there will be only one countywide debris collection.

County storm debris collection should be substantially complete by Thanksgiving. The County will continue to work with the contractor to clean up complaints and citizen concerns regarding incidental damage or missed piles. 

To facilitate the cleanup, we are asking all citizens to follow these guidelines:

- There will be ONE residential debris pick up, which will take 4 to 6 weeks to complete.

TOP VIDEO: Hurricane Irma Lessons

Citrus County Commissioner Ron E. Kitchen Jr., District 3

Citrus County Commissioner Ron Kitchen Jr. on Tuesday told fellow commissioners about a Nov. 13 meeting of the Tampa Bay Regional Council to discuss lessons learned from Hurricane Irma.

Kitchen represents Citrus County on the council.

Out of those discussions, the council fomulated possible Legislative priorities to make the state more prepared for future hurricanes. Part of those discussions included hurricane evacuation routes and, Kitchen said, the Suncoast Parkway extension project through Citrus County was also discussed as being a priority.

SBA approves more than $300 million in state disaster loans, deadline extended

SBA logoThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has extended the deadline to apply for physical disaster damages in Florida

Businesses and individuals with physical damages caused by Hurricane Irma should apply for SBA low-interest disaster loan before the Nov. 24, 2017 deadline.

Debris Removal Quickly Winding Down in Citrus County

Storm debrisDebris removal in the County is quickly winding down.

There are approximately thirty collection vehicles working daily in Citrus County. Please keep in mind there will be only one countywide debris collection. 

County storm debris removal continues

Storm debris across roadDebris removal continues within Citrus County at a very manageable pace.

There are approximately 30 collection vehicles working daily in Citrus County. 

TOP VIDEO: FEMA claims process

Israel Peres, FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs representative (October 10, 2017)

A FEMA representative appeared before the Citrus County Commission to ask the county to advise residents and businesses to submit claims from any Hurricane Irma-related losses they incurred from the storm.

Israel Peres, FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs representative, asked commissioners to remind county residents and businesses to file claims for damages and losses incurred during Hurricane Irma.

(October 10, 2017)

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