Hurricane Recovery

During the hurricane, Mayor Bill Barnett kept citizens informed via hourly and daily updates across radio and television station.

Barnett citizens up to date with water and power issues, places to avoid and ways to keep safe in the aftermath of the wreckage.

The city is still encountering permits for Hurricane Irma damage and to date there has been approximately $9.7 million paid out for flood insurance claims in the city limits.

Staff has started reviewing the claims and will work with those property owners to better understand the reason for their flooding and work towards mitigation efforts so future flood losses would be reduced.

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