Mayor Jacobs hosts hurricane briefing

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts Hurricane Briefing for Legislative Delegation

Public Health & Safety

On September 15, 2017, at the direction of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, the state and federal legislative delegation for Orange County received a briefing on recovery efforts from the County’s emergency response managers and directors. The meeting was held at the Orange County Administration Center.

The agenda included updates about critical community services, debris removal for residents, trash collection schedules, traffic lights and utility services.

Emergency managers from the County’s emergency hotline, 311, provided an overview of what types of calls they are tracking and reported 26 percent of their interactions are through Orange County’s social applications and through the County’s Irma Recovery website.

Additionally, the delegation received post-hurricane updates from community partners, including Orange County Public Schools, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and LYNX. The briefing also included a report on power restoration efforts from OUC and Duke Energy.

Community recovery resources can be found on the county’s website by visiting Irma Assistance.

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