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2019-09-25 13:03 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – The City of North Bay Village will receive more than $11 million in federal grant money to remove utility poles and bury overhead electrical lines, reducing the effects of future severe wind events.

2019-09-25 12:55 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,365,392 for the State of Florida to help the City of Deltona defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-09-25 12:47 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – The City of Orlando will receive a $2,487,442 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of restoring electrical service in response to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA-4337-DR-FL declared for Hurricane Irma. The $2.5 million represents an additional 15 percent for the project, previously awarded at 75 percent of eligible costs.

2019-09-25 12:39 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,211,802 for the State of Florida to help Martin County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-09-20 18:32 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,043,045 for the State of Florida to help the City of DeBary defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within DeBary between Sept. 18 and Oct. 17, 2017 following the September 2017 storm. During that time period, city workers and contractors gathered and hauled away 92,481 cubic yards of vegetative debris from roads and public property for landfill disposal.

2019-09-20 18:31 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,091,855 for the State of Florida to help the City of Key Colony Beach defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-09-20 18:29 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,609,893 for the State of Florida to help Martin County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the collection, reduction, disposal and site management of debris within Martin County between Sept. 18 and Oct. 17, 2017 following the September 2017 storm. During that time period, county workers and contractors gathered and hauled away 102,986 cubic yards of vegetative debris from roads and public property for landfill disposal.

2019-09-20 18:27 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $2,103,709 for the State of Florida to help the City of Deltona defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

2019-09-13 19:49 - News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. – Miami-Dade County will receive a nearly $1.3 million federal grant to plan for installing back-up generators and other protective measures at 10 sewer pumping stations that will keep the system operating during a power outage or other emergency.

2019-09-11 20:04 - News Release

Orlando, Fla. – Monroe County will receive $2,853,015.07 in grants through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help defray the costs of debris removal in response to Hurricane Irma.On August 23, 2019 the President approved a cost share adjustment authorizing federal funding for Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs under FEMA-4337-DR-FL declared for Hurricane Irma, resulting in the additional $2.8 million awards for two debris removal projects.