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9/20/2017 Member News

Mayor Peter Simmons Invites Bonita Springs Residents to Participate in a FEMA Town Hall Meeting on September 22, 2017 at 6:00pm.

Mayor Peter Simmons Invites Bonita Springs Residents to Participate in a FEMA Town Hall Meeting.

Mayor Simmons has coordinated a meeting for Bonita Springs residents to get their questions answered by FEMA representatives! State Senator Kathleen C. Passidomo and State Representative Ray Rodrigues will also be in attendance. 
 
Please join Mayor Peter Simmons at the FEMA Town Hall Meeting on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 6:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church located at 9751 Bonita Beach Road. Bonita Springs residents with losses due to Hurricane Irma are eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA. FEMA representatives will be at the town hall meeting to discuss FEMA eligibility and answer your questions.
 
Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in Bonita Springs can also pre-register for FEMA assistance before the Town Hall Meeting by registering online at
www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.

Applicants will need the following to apply: 
•Social Security Number 
•Daytime telephone number 
•Current mailing address and address and zip code of the damaged property 
•Private insurance information, if available. 

By registering for federal assistance on 
www.DisasterAssistance.gov 
•Look up an address to find out if it is in a disaster area declared for Individual Assistance. 
•Check the status of an application and get updates by SMS or email. 
•Upload documents to support the application.