Mobile rebuild assistance scheduled

Impacted by Hurricane Irma? Homeowners and rental property owners are encouraged to register now through Dec. 23, for assistance to repair, rebuild or replace homes damaged by Hurricane Irma. Register online at or contact the Customer Center at 844-833-1010 Visit the mobile intake center that will be visiting the following locations. Clewiston: Monday, Dec. […]

Still struggling from Hurricane Irma?

Hendry and Glades County residents who are still struggling with recovery from Hurricane Irma can visit one of the Walk-In Centers listed here: • Florida B. Thomas Library, 1010 J Harlem Academy Ave., Clewiston 33440 – Thursday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Friday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

Is your boat prepared for a hurricane?

GAINESVILLE — When a hurricane is on the horizon, boat owners need to do more than batten down the hatches to get ready, according to an expert with the University of Florida. Hurricane season started June 1, but boaters in the sunshine state can take steps now to make sure their vessels don’t end up […]

Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is June 1-7

The 2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott, begins Friday, June 1, and extends through Thursday, June 7, 2018. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. However, the sales tax holiday does not […]

Moving Forward with Recover in Hendry County

Final pass coming for Clewiston and LaBelle storm debris pick-up

LaBelle — Debris removal services will be completing their final pass for horticulture debris pick up on public roads in the Cities of Clewiston and LaBelle beginning Monday, Oct. 23. Residents living on public roads in these areas are asked to put their debris by the road for this final pickup. Residents are asked to […]

Hendry County requesting Right of Entry for Debris Removal

LABELLE — The Hendry County Engineering Department requests authorized agents ONLY, representing HOA and POA to complete and return the necessary form as soon as possible to allow debris removal workers right of entry to remove storm debris. ONLY one (1) form is required per association. Please return the completed form as soon as possible […]