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Hurricane Ian update from Lee County: Debris removal

October 27, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact: Betsy Clayton, APR/CPRC

Communications Director

Lee County Government

239-533-0793

LeeCountyPIO@leegov.com

 

 

Hurricane Ian update from Lee County: Debris removal 

 

Fort Myers, FL, Oct. 26, 2022 – Lee County officials and partners today discussed Hurricane Ian debris removal at a workshop that was broadcast on Facebook Live and can be viewed on the county’s YouTube channel here. The PowerPoint presentation for the workshop is available here.

 

The workshop featured updates from Lee County staff as well as the county’s debris contractor, a representative of the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Lee County Commissioners.

 

Also announced today: FDEM, in collaboration with Lee County, is now accepting applications from private and commercial property owners who would like assistance for the assessment and removal of qualifying debris, including vehicles, vessels and other title property. In addition, FDEM is accepting applications from owners of vehicles, vessels and other title property lost or displaced due to Hurricane Ian.

 

The website address is www.IanDebrisCleanup.com and the phone number is 850-961-2002. The Hurricane Ian Debris hotline is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  on weekends. People can also email IanDebrisCleanup@em.myflorida.com,

 

For more Hurricane Ian updates and information, check www.leegov.com/storm or follow @Lee County Government on Facebook, 

www.facebook.com/leecountyflbocc.

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Note to media: You can find links to the video and the PowerPoint presentation at our Hurricane Irma at the top of the media toolkit site: www.leegov.com/media

 

 

 

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