Leg Bulletin: Hurricane Irma & Maria

Hurricane response and recovery issues continue to receive significant attention in Tallahassee. In the legislature, no less the six committees held meetings on the impacts of Hurricane Irma, including the Senate Appropriations...view

Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail program Regional Trail System and Individual Trail project solicitation

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is soliciting new proposals for funding Regional Trail System and Individual Trail projects through the Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail program for inclusion in the Tentative...view

Procurement Disaster Assistance Training Webinar

The State of Florida, in coordination with FEMA, is providing four webinar-based training sessions on Procurement of Disaster Assistance for city/county leaders on Monday, September 25. The sessions will consist of 15 minutes of...view

Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi: Debris Removal Stalemate Unacceptable

After hearing several complaints from county administrators, city mayors and other local elected officials about debris removal contractors not performing their duties to remove debris in accordance with their pre-storm contracts...view

FSA Cooperative Purchasing Program Delayed Bid Review

Hurricane Irma cause the Cooperative Purchasing Program to delay the bid review and award for the 2017-18 vehicles and heavy equipment contracts.  The Florida Association of Counties partners with the Florida Sheriffs Association...view

NEW FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION DERELICT VESSEL INVESTIGATIVE PROCEDURES

The State of Florida has recently invested $1.5 million for a second year to be issued by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Commission) as grants to local governments to remove derelict vessels from public waters of...view

Corporate Supports Counties after Hurricane

There are many resources available to counties to help keep the business of local government running after a disaster strikes. The National Association of Counties has compiled a list of partner companies who are available to...view

Volunteer Florida Thanks Aetna Foundation for $50,000 Donation to Florida Disaster Fund

Volunteer Florida today thanked the Aetna Foundation for its generous donation of $50,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Florida Disaster Fund,...view

Nationwide Foundation donate $500k to American Red Cross

On the heels of Harvey, the American Red Cross is now helping southeastern U.S. residents as recovery begins following Irma. In support of these efforts, the Nationwide Foundation has announced an additional $500,000...view

Nationwide Emergency Relief

On September 12th the IRS granted relief to taxpayers who have been adversely affected by Hurricane Irma and who have retirement assets in qualified employer plans that they would like to alleviate hardships caused by Hurricane...view