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Irma Seminole Information

  • UPDATE 9/8/17 12:30 p.m. Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) will be closed through Tuesday, September 12. Future closings will be determined on a day to day basis. With Hurricane Irma expected to hit Central Florida, we may not have our usual communication tools available. You are encouraged to stay tuned to local news for school updates.By remaining closed on Tuesday, our families and employees will have time at their homes, and SCPS staff will have the opportunity to assess campus safety and allow those in shelters to safely return home.

Seminole County, FL‏ @seminolecounty

  • More than 100 lift stations out countywide. Crews are working to address the issue, please minimize public sewer usage when possible.

CasselberryPolice‏ @Casselberry_PD

  • The curfew has been rescinded for Seminole County as of 11100 hrs. on 9/11/17.

Seminole County S.O.‏Verified account @SeminoleSO

  • Sheriff Lemma: Storm has passed but potential hazards remain. Hanging branches, high water. Treat intersections w/lights out as 4 way stop.
  • Deputies clearing roadways with the armored vehicle: http://youtu.be/3WuKLrXWpzo?a via @YouTube

Sanford

  • Citizen information Line 407-323-3009

Sanford Police‏Verified account @SanfordPolice

  • All City Parks will remain closed until staff has had time to assess and make them safe for public use. We will post as parks open.

SEMINOLE COUNTY

  • Seminole County Citizens Information Line: 407-665-0000

CLOSURES

  • Seminole County Animal Services is closed.
  • ALL Florida Hospital Centra Care Clinics are closed, patients/public can download an app at Floridahospital.com/expert-care-your-convenience to ask question and get tele-help.
  • SEMINOLE REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Closed.
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY CLERK OF THE COURT Closed.
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY COURTHOUSES Seminole County Courthouse proceedings have been canceled for Monday 9/11. As will the State Attorney’s Office.
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY GOVERNMENT Closed.
  • LIBRARIES Closed.
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY PARKS Closed.
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS Closed.
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR Closed.
  • CITY OF LONGWOOD OFFICES Closed.

As a resident if you need to report damage, please email damage@seminolecountyfl.gov. When emailing you need to include your name, address, contact information, and pictures of the damage.

To report price gouging: 866-966-7226
For post-hurricane insurance questions, contact Division of Consumer Services: 800-227-8676
To report fly-by-night repair businesses and confirm legitimate adjusters and appraisers: 850-487-1395

The power companies that supply electric to Seminole County have provided websites for residents to see outages, report an outage, check the status of an outage, and stay connected for the latest storm information.
Duke Energy: https://tinyurl.com/yc3clxr4
At any time, customers without power can report their outage by:
• Going on line at http://duke-energy.com or by visiting our mobile website at http://m.duke-energy.com.
• Texting OUT to 57801 (standard text and data charges may apply)
• Calling the automated outage-reporting system at 800.228.8485
Florida Power and Light:1-800-468-8243
https://www.fpl.com/storm.html

The Seminole County landfill will reopen to the public on Wednesday morning, 9/13, at 7:30am.
Seminole County Debris pick-up schedule is to be announced.
Post-storm debris removal tips:
•Keep storm debris separate from other waste (e.g. normal household garbage).
•Separate vegetative storm debris from construction related debris.
•All debris must be placed at the curb on public right of way (generally this is the road side of the sidewalk).
•Do not pile debris directly next to fire hydrants, in front of your neighbor’s driveway, power lines, or other above ground utility.
https://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/departments-services/county-managers-office/emergency-management/prepare-seminole/emergencyevent.stml

WINTER SPRINGS

Winter Springs City offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, September 11th and 12th due to Hurricane Irma.
All Winter Springs Parks & Recreation facilities, including all parks, will be closed from Saturday-Tuesday, September 9th thru 12th, and will tentatively reopen on Wednesday, September 13th for normal business and recreational activities. The Commission Meeting scheduled for Monday, September 11th at 5:15pm has been rescheduled for Monday, September 18th at 5:15pm.
Citizens, please be advised, the City will be staging a massive cleanup if needed post hurricane Irma. We will resume normal trash collection on Tuesday. In addition, we will coordinate a swift response to remove storm damage debris as quickly as weather and road conditions permit. We are committed to restoring the City to pre-storm status as soon as possible. Please be patient as we work through this as a community. Remember, if you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
For more information on hurricane preparedness, please go to www.prepareseminole.org
Declaration of Civil Emergency

OVEIDO

Attention Oviedo residents! The Emergency Management Team is performing a community wide survey of our City and pushing fallen trees and debris from the roadways. The City has contacted our utility partners. Power restoration could take days or up to a week or two.
There are intersections where traffic signals are not operational. Any non-operational traffic signals should be treated as a four-way stop.
Resources
• Hurricane Information
• Frequently Called Numbers
• What Happens After a Disaster
• Debris Removal Guidelines
Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste Collection Services
Garbage and recycling collection services resume on Tuesday, September 12th for Oviedo residents whose regularly scheduled service day is Monday or Tuesday.
Bulk pickup requests will resume Thursday, September 14th.
Yard waste collection service information coming soon.
City Office Closure
City offices will be closed on Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th so staff may perform debris assessment and removal.
Recreation Activity Cancellation
All Recreation and Parks programs have been cancelled through Tuesday, September 12th.

Sanford
IMPORTANT UPDATES: City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, September 12 to the public; however, employees may return to work if they are able to do so. To Customer of the City of Sanford Utilities: The Sanford Sewer System is surcharged and we need your assistance. Until further notice, do not flush the toilet and shower unless necessary There will be NO garbage or recycle collection on Monday, September 11th. Residential garbage collection services normally scheduled on Monday/Thursday will be collected on Thursday, September 14th and Saturday, September 16th. Residential recycle collection services normally scheduled on Monday, will be collected on Saturday, September 16th. If you need immediate assistance, please contact 407-252-4104. Thank you & Stay Safe.

Contact City Hall | Online Service Request | Calendar | Employment
Due to Hurricane Irma City Hall Will be Closed Monday, September 11/City Commission Meetings Rescheduled to Sept. 18

 

Altamonte Springs

Hurricane Irma Updates
Sanitary sewer pump stations have reported outages citywide. Crews are working to address the issue; however, we ask residents on public sewer systems to minimize usage when possible.

If you are experiencing a power outage, please contact Duke Energy at (800) 228-8485. If you discover a downed tree, please contact the City at (407) 571-8000.

City Closings
All City offices, parks and programs will remain closed for business on Tuesday, September 12.

Storm Cleanup & Trash Collection
The City has suspended trash collection beginning Monday, September 11. Garbage and recycling collection will resume when conditions allow.

Post Storm Debris Removal Tips:
• Residents should pile tree limbs, debris, etc. at the curb on public right of way (generally this is between the road and sidewalk) and not in the street for collection.
• Keep storm debris separate from other waste (e.g., normal household garbage).
• Separate vegetative storm debris from construction related debris.

For more information, call (407) 571-8607 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or (407) 571-8686 after hours.

Reminder: Roofing and siding repairs 100 square feet or less do not require a permit or inspection.

Storm Damage Permit & Inspection Changes
The City’s Building Fire Safety Division has made the following temporary changes to the permit and inspection processes to facilitate the recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma:
• Electrical service and meter change-out inspections can be requested and performed on the same day.
• Fence replacement is allowed in the same location without a permit as long as the support posts are still in place.
• Arbor permits (tree removal permits) are NOT required to remove storm-damaged trees on one and two-family dwelling properties through October 15.
• Before hiring a contractor, ask to see a Florida state contractor’s license. Verify the license number with the Department of Business and Professional Regulations.

Contact Information
For more information, call (407) 571-8607 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or (407) 571-8686 after hours.

9/11/17 press release
For Immediate Release
Sanitary sewer pump stations have reported outages citywide. Crews are working to address the issue; however, we ask residents on public sewer systems to minimize usage when possible. Seminole County curfew remains in effect until 6 p.m. tonight.
If you are experiencing a power outage, please contact Duke Energy at (800) 228-8485. If you discover a downed tree, please contact the City at (407) 571-8000.
For the latest City updates, please visit http://www.altamonte.org/hurricane. ###

Lake Mary

IMPORTANT POST-STORM INFORMATION FOR LAKE MARY RESIDENTS
• NO boil water notices have been issued for Lake Mary.
• Several waste water pump stations on emergency back up power – but no sewer or backup issues at this time.
• You can help us by limiting your indoor water usage – please do not use dish washers or do laundry until we have power restored to the stations. And please limit showers and other indoor usage.
• If you are using a generator – please do so safely and follow the safety tips provided below in our previous post.
• Please call our Citizen Hotline with any issues at 407-585-1452.
• There are power outages throughout the Central Florida area. Lake Mary is working with the utility companies to help get power restored as quickly as possible. Please be patient as we work through this together.
• We will update you with information on debris removal as soon as we have operations in place.
City of Lake Mary offices will be closed tomorrow for business as we continue to assess damage and restore roads and services.

UPDATE ON WASTEWATER PUMP STATIONS
Several wastewater pumping stations are still without power. We are responding with emergency generators. There are no sewer overflows in the City of Lake Mary at this time. In an abundance of caution please continue to conserve indoor water usage.
CURFEW INFORMATION:
In order to ensure the safety of Seminole County residents and visitors during the height of Hurricane Irma, a curfew will be in effect beginning Sunday, September 10 at 7:00 pm until Monday, September 11 at 6:00 pm.
During the curfew, persons are prohibited from being on public streets, highways, parks or other public places. Restrictions will be enforced by all law enforcement agencies throughout the county.
CITY OF LAKE MARY EOC AND CITIZEN HOTLINE:
The City of Lake Mary EOC and Citizen Hotline are open and will be until the Hurricane Irma event is over. Call us with any questions or concerns. The number is 407-585-1452.
EMERGENCY EVACUATION INFORMATION:
The Lake Mary Fire and Police Departments will be coming by to assist those residents affected by these evacuation notices.

Executive Order No. 2017-12 is for a mandatory emergency evacuation of all persons residing in mobile, modular, or manufactured homes. Executive Order No. 2017-11 is for a voluntary emergency evacuation of all persons residing in low-lying areas.

These orders are effective as of September 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm.

CLOSURES/CANCELLATIONS:
The City will be closed for business on Monday, September 11th, except for emergency operations
9/11 Blood Drive – canceled
9/11 Memorial Ceremony – canceled
Elder Affairs Commission meeting (9/11/17) – canceled
Farmers Market – canceled
Historical Commission meeting (9/12/17) – canceled
Planning & Zoning Board meeting (9/12/17) – canceled
Sports Complex (Skate Park, Splash Pad, etc.) – closed
SunRail Trains (P335 & P336) – canceled on 9/8/17

GARBAGE SERVICES:
City of Lake Mary Utility Customers – due to the upcoming storm event, ALL garbage services will be suspended on Monday, September 11th. Those customers with Monday services will be serviced on Saturday 9/16. At this time, normal scheduled services are expected to resume on Tuesday, 9/12/17. Please BE SURE to secure all garbage containers during this storm event to prevent contents from becoming flying debris. Stay tuned for additional information as it becomes available.

 

Longwood

• Seminole County Public Schools
Closed through Tuesday, September 12th
• Storm Debris Notification
You may place limbs/debris in the right of way (outside of paved area/roadway) as long as no drainage areas are covered and storm water flow is not limited as it could cause further localized flooding or road hazards.
Storm Debris Notification
You may place limbs/debris in the right of way (outside of paved area/roadway) as long as no drainage areas are covered and storm water flow is not limited as it could cause further localized flooding or road hazards.
Posted on: September 9, 2017
City Offices and Parks Closed to the Public through Tuesday
All City of Longwood Offices and Parks will be closed to the public through Tuesday, September 12th.
By remaining closed on Tuesday, our staff will have the opportunity to assess City facilities for safety.
Future closings will be determined on a day to day basis.

Casselberry

The City of Casselberry’s Emergency Operations will close tonight at 6pm. City Hall will be closed for normal city business on Tuesday; however, we will have personnel answering the phones on Tuesday from 7am through 6pm to provide assistance and answer your questions. City Hall will resume normal operations on Wednesday

The City of Casselberry’s Emergency Operations will close tonight at 6pm.
95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry, Florida 32707 • Telephone (407) 262-7700 •
CITY OF CASSELBERRY UPDATE #4 ON HURRICANE IRMA
Casselberry, FL, September 11, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – The City Emergency Operations Center remains fully activated at Level 1. City personnel from all departments are responding to the impacts of Hurricane Irma.
OFFICIAL CITY SOURCES
• EOC Non-Emergency Information Line: 407-262-7700
• EOC Message Center Email: MessageCenter@casselberry.org

www.casselberry.org
facebook.com/City of Casselberry facebook.com/Casselberry Police Department twitter.com/Casselberry_FLA twitter.com/Casselberry_PD

• Residents are encouraged to report road hazards, such as downed power lines, trees and other debris blocking roadways, to the EOC Non-Emergency Information Line – 407-262-7700 or email MessageCenter@casselberry.org .
• Be wary of downed power lines. If you see standing water or debris covering the ground, stay away. Always assume there is a downed power line hiding in there somewhere — because there might be.
• Report Power Outages:
Call 800-228-8485
Text OUT to 57801
Visit Duke-energy.com/Irma
• CURFEW – Seminole County has RESCINDED the curfew effective at 11:00 a.m. today. Although the curfew has been lifted, residents are strongly encouraged to remain off the roads and highways. Many roadways have flooding or obstructions. Traffic lights may be down due to power outages.
• Motorists should approach all intersections with caution. If a traffic signal is not functioning at an intersection, it should be treated as a four-way stop. Drivers should come to a complete stop, and then yield to the vehicle that arrived first.
• Motorists should never drive through standing water. If you encounter standing water, err on the side of caution, turn around, and do not drive through it.
• Casselberry City Hall, and all non-emergency facilities, including all parks, the Casselberry Art House and the Casselberry Recreation Center are CLOSED and will remain closed until Wednesday, September 13, 2017. All recreation special events, activities, programs, league sporting activities, and facility rentals scheduled for Monday, September 11th are CANCELLED. The City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, September 11th at 5:00 p.m. has been CANCELLED.

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