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  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Burn Ban Lifted

    Due to increased rains, Seminole County's Burn Ban is no longer in effect.  As Independence Day approaches, officials still suggest caution using fireworks.  

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  • Prepare Seminole Guide

    Prepare Seminole Guide

    The Prepare Seminole Guide is available at city halls, government buildings, libraries, senior centers, parks and private businesses.  

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  • Whole Community Workshop

    Whole Community Workshop

    On July 13th Seminole County will be hosting a workshop to help faith-based, community, and non-profit organizations identify ways they can become/stay engaged in disaster response and recovery in their community.

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  • Bear Awareness

    Bear Awareness

    Help prevent black bears in your neighborhood by participating in our Bear-Resistant Container program.

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NEWS / EVENTS / PRESS RELEASES


 
 

10Jul

L-960 NIMS ICS All-Hazard Division & Group Supervisor

The course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Division Group Supervisor on an AHIMT. The course walks students through general information, including an overview of the Operations Section and information on incident mobilization, initial situation awareness and unit management. It also provides detailed instruction on responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, as well as emphasizing the importance of risk management and safety considerations. Register at: http://trac.floridadisaster.org/TRAC/EventDetailPublic.aspx?ID=2800&mode=ModeEdit&LookupName=eventsearchpublic

13Jul

3rd Quarter LMS Meeting

The Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Working Group will meet to discuss mitigation activities, grant funding opportunities, current projects, and review / update the LMS Project List.

13Jul

Seminole HEART Workshop - Whole Community Exercise

Seminole HEART (Home-based Emergency Assistance Response Team) will be hosting an exercise / workshop to help faith-based, community, and non-profit organizations develop ways to plan for the impacts of a Hurricane event.

18Jul

G-202 Debris Management

This course provides the student with a detailed overview of all current Debris Management Operations to include the following; A Power Point slide show covering an introduction to Debris Management; Debris Quantity Forecasting and Estimating; All Special Considerations Issues; FEMA eligibility and Reasonable Costs; Debris Operations; Debris Monitoring Procedures; Debris Contracting Procedures; and a brief “How To” on Developing your Debris Management Plan. There are also several activities and class discussions involved. Additionally there will be a test at the end of the course. Register at: http://trac.floridadisaster.org/TRAC/EventDetailPublic.aspx?ID=2906&mode=ModeEdit&LookupName=eventsearchpublic

19Jul

FL-606 Environmental & Historic Preservation Compliance Training

This comprehensive training is meant to provide essential information on compliance with environmental and historic preservation regulations and guidelines in order to satisfy the requirements of FEMA’s Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) section review of applications for FEMA funding of restoration projects after a declared disaster event. This course offers an in-depth examination of the EHP review process and an evaluation of common issues that may affect federal funding. Register at: http://trac.floridadisaster.org/TRAC/EventDetailPublic.aspx?ID=2907&mode=ModeEdit&LookupName=eventsearchpublic

7Aug

Emergency Management Team Meeting

Local, State, Federal, private, and non-profit agency representatives will discuss emergency preparedness and response.

22 Jun

Invitation for Public Comment on Seminole County’s One-Year Action Plan (2017-2018)

There will be a 30-day public comment period for this One-Year Action Plan.

20 Jun

CSBG Family Self Sufficient / On-the-Job Training Program is Open

The Community Services Block Grant - Family Self Sufficiency Program is scheduled to begin accepting applications on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and will continue through Friday, June 30, 2017.

16 Jun

The Community Service Block Grant Training Program is now Open

Seminole County Community Assistance Department is accepting applications for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training Program.

31 May

The Hot Summer Shelter Challenge is Back!!

It's time for the 2017 Hot Summer Shelter Challenge! During June, July, and August ALL of our dog and cat adoptions will be 50% OFF This is a 3 county event where Seminole, Orange and Osceola County Animal Services are competing for the bragging rights of having the highest percentage increase in adoptions , redemptions and rescue transfers for the summer of 2017 vs. 2016. Seminole County Animal Services is open 10-4 Monday through Saturday for adoptions and 8-5 Monday through Saturday for redemptions of lost pets. Check out www.SeminoleCountyPets.com and see what's available or better yet stop by and meet our adoptables in person. We are located at 232 Eslinger Way in Sanford.