Seminole County Animal Services has adoption-ready, spayed or neutered dogs and cats; all adoption fees have been waived for these pets through Saturday, September 7th, 2019. Please visit www.seminolecountypets.com for details and a list of adoptable pets.
NO WAKE ZONE LIFTED:
The executive order establishing a No-Wake Zone along the St. John’s River in Seminole County has been rescinded.
Boaters should continue to exercise caution; submerged hazards present potential threats to life safety
SEMINOLE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
All Seminole County Library branches resumed normal operation Thursday, September 5, 2019. All library late fees incurred during closures will be waived through Thursday, September 12, 2019.
SEMINOLE COUNTY PARKS AND WILDERNESS AREAS
All staffed County parks and wilderness areas (with the exception of Black Bear Wilderness Area and Lake Jesup Wilderness Area) reopened Thursday, September 5, 2019. Black Bear wilderness Area and Lake Jesup Wilderness area remain closed due to flooding.
hSEMINOLE COUNTY PUBLIC MEETINGS
The Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, 2019 has been cancelled. All Planning and Zoning business will be rescheduled for the next regularly scheduled meeting on October 2, 2019.
SEMINOLE COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Any court appearances scheduled by the court, but cancelled due to the storm, will be sent written notice of new court.date. Hearings calendared by the attorneys must contact the court to reschedule. Visit www.seminoleclerk.org for updates.
Jurors: Jury duty has been cancelled through Friday, September 6, 2019. Please continue to check automated messages by calling 407-665-4834 for jury duty updates.
Solid Waste curbside collection service has resumed the normal schedule for garbage and recycling. Please realize that collection crews will be working hard to catch up from three days of no collection. Our collection crews work from 6:00am until 8:00pm. Please make sure to leave your material curbside during these hours to assure collection.
To check your days of service, and determine who provides your solid waste services, please visit: http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/departments-services/guide-to-county-services/for-residents/my-resident-page.stml
- If your garbage collection should have taken place on Monday, 09/02/19 it will be collected Thursday, 09/05/19.
- If your garbage collection should have taken place on Tuesday, 09/03/19 it will be collected on Friday, 09/06/19.
- If your recycle collection should have taken place on Monday, 09/02/19 it will be collected Monday, 09/09/19.
- If your recycle collection should have taken place on Tuesday, 09/03/19 it will be collected on Tuesday, 09/10/19.
- If your recycle collection should have taken place on Wednesday, 09/04/19 it will be collected Wednesday, 09/11/19.
If you participate and are accessed for the weekly yard waste collection, your next scheduled yard waste collection day will be Wednesday, 09/11/19. On Wednesday, 09/11/19 you may place a combination of up to thirty bags, tied bundles and/or containers curbside for collection. The yard waste must meet curbside regulation. Bags, tied bundles and containers may not exceed fifty pounds each. Branches must be four feet or less in length and have a diameter less than four inches. Placing your yard waste at the curbside properly will help your collection service provider collect yard waste quickly and safely.
On-call collection services may be available for large items such as bicycles, furniture, furnaces, lawn equipment/mowers, white goods (large appliances) and materials from minor household repairs/remodeling projects. Be sure to call in advance to confirm item is eligible for special collection and to schedule a collection date. Call 407-665-2260 to connect with your hauler.
The Seminole County Landfill and Central Transfer Station has resumed normal operating hours.
Central Transfer Station
1950 State Road 419
Longwood, FL 32750
Monday – Saturday
7:30am to 5:30pm
Seminole County Landfill
1930 E. Osceola Rd
Geneva, FL 32732
7 Days a Week
7:30am to 5:30pm
GATED COMMUNITIES AND HOA NEIGHBORHOODS: RIGHT OF ENTRY
To expedite debris removal in gated communities following the storm, all homeowners associations and gated communities should ensure updated Right of Entry forms have been executed by appropriate HOA officers or designees. Right of Entry forms dated January 1, 2019 or later are valid.
Seminole County Emergency Management’s community partner, Harvest Time International, is currently accepting donations for comfort kits to send to areas of the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian. Items being collected include:
- Non-Perishable Foods
- Baby Food
- Hygiene Products
- Medical Supplies
VIDEO: How to Donate Effectively
The St. Johns River at Lake Harney (Geneva) is at flood action stage. Residents and visitors are advised to use caution on Seminole County waterways. Submerged hazards, including docks, pose a threat to boater safety.
The St. Johns River at Lake Monroe (Sanford) is close to flood action stage. Emergency management officials are closely monitoring this section of the waterway with support from the Florida Wildlife Commission and Seminole County Sheriff's Office in case action is needed.
Residents can visit msc.fema.gov to find out if their home is in a flood zone.
Sandbags are available for residents in flood-prone areas near Lake Harney.
Self-service sandbag operations will begin at 7:00am on Friday, September 6, 2019. Residents may visit Fort Lane Park 24/7; bags and fill dirt will be provided, residents should bring their own shovel and plan to fill and load their own bags.
- The Seminole County Special Needs Program is a voluntary program for residents, allowing Emergency Management to identify vulnerable individuals requiring extra assistance. Residents with special medical needs such as electricity to operate a medical device, refrigeration needs for medications, an enhanced level of wound care, or other eligible criteria should register at http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/departments-services/county-managers-office/prepare-seminole/make-a-plan/special-needs-plan.stml. A caregiver may also register on behalf of the resident.
- Emergency Management recommends using this program only as a "last resort" and individuals with special needs should consider sheltering with relatives or friends prior to the use of a shelter.