FEMA Intent to Reimburse Costs for Beach Renourishment
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Feb 27, 2020) – Charlotte County has applied to FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program to fund a beach re-nourishment project for damages sustained during Hurricane Irma. The project would restore three stretches of engineered beach located on Manasota Key, Palm Island, and Knight Island utilizing offshore, dredged material.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by Hurricane Irma (FEMA-DR-4337-FL) occurring September 4, 2017, to October 18, 2017. This notice applies to the Public Assistance (PA) project for beach re-nourishment on Manasota Key, Palm Island, and Knight Island along the coast of Charlotte County, Florida, implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121-5207. For Information on the Public Notice, https://www.charlottecountyfl.gov/projects/Project%20Documents/FEMA%20Beach%20Public%20Notice.pdf
Further detailed descriptions of all alternatives may be reviewed in the SEA conducted by FEMA or by contacting FEMA-R4EHP@fema.dhs.gov for a copy. The draft SEA is available for public comment and can be viewed on FEMA's and the applicant's website at the following locations:
A hard copy of the SEA is available at the Charlotte County Administration Building, located at 18500 Murdock Circle, RM B109, Port Charlotte, Florida 33948, during normal business hours.