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Hurricane Recovery

Gadsden County Sets Target Date for Final Debris Pick Up

Residents Are Encouraged to Place Storm Debris Curbside by January 20 

Gadsden County has selected January 20 as a target date for the end of storm debris removal following Hurricane Michael. After nearly three months of debris removal in every county district, Gadsden County has collected over 1 million cubic yards of vegetative storm debris totaling $23 million in debris removal costs. 

Citizens must place all storm debris on the right-of-way to have debris picked up. Storm debris is defined as vegetative and may include but is not limited to cut trees, tree branches, tree stumps, leaves.

Debris removal efforts have resulted in a daily average of 283 loads of collected debris, 247 local hires and monitoring costs 20% below the industry standard.

Following January 20, the county will evaluate the roads with the most debris and continue pick up as necessary.

Gadsden County Continues to Waive Permit Fees Until 2019; Debris Removal Reaches 1 Million

Gadsden County has extended the deadline for waived permit fees until January 15, 2019. This effort is to ensure that citizens can rebuild and recover following damages caused by Hurricane Michael.

Homeowners and licensed contractors may take advantage of this service for storm-related related damages and repairs like electrical and roof damage and for the demolition of uninhabitable lawful structures. Permit fees for all other work still applies.

Since Hurricane Michael, Gadsden County continues to make significant progress and has collected over 1 million cubic yards of vegetative storm debris totaling $23 million in debris removal costs. Efforts continue with a daily average of 283 loads of collected debris. 247 local hires have been made and monitoring costs are 20% below the industry standard.

Debris removal continues in each county district simultaneously. 359 trucks are working daily and making multiple passes to ensure all debris is picked up.

Text Alerts

Citizens may text ALERTGADSDEN to 888 777 for up to date text alerts with emergency information. 

Gadsden County reminds citizens that information regarding shelters and distribution sites can be found online at www.GadsdenCountyFL.gov .

News Organizations
Information for news organization seeking details on the recovery effort taking place in Gadsden County.
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Municipalities
Chattahoochee, Greensboro, Gretna, Havana, Midway, Quincy
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Debris Removal
Information about debris removal for Gadsden County
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Bid Information
Due to Hurricane Michael, the following bid deadlines have been extended
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Housing Resources
Hurricane Michael Housing Repair Program
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9- B East Jefferson St, P.O. Box 1799, Quincy FL 32353