Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency to Prepare Florida for Hurricane Irma

Posted in Latest News on September 6, 2017.

Due to impacts from Hurricane Matthew, Governor Rick Scott issued a state of emergency in every county in the State of Florida. Please see Executive Order 17-235 for more information.



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