Northwest Florida getting millions dollars for hazard mitigation projects

Governor Ron DeSantis has declared more than $3.8 million to Bay County, Chipola College, Cottondale in Jackson County, and Havana in Gadsden County for hazard mitigation projects.

A public statement, the Governor's Office says these undertakings will zero in on basic framework to help recuperation endeavors in networks influenced by Hurricane Michael.

The Fund is from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's (DEO) Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program.

Numerous region of the Panhandle are as yet recuperating from the class 5 tempest that struck almost a long time back.

"There is more work to be finished to assist these networks with strengthening their flexibility," Governor Ron DeSantis said in the public statement.

"Through the Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program, people group in the Panhandle can solidify their foundation and move toward a total recuperation."

The program is intended to finance projects that help recuperation endeavors and solidify foundation. More than $35 million has been granted through the match program.

Project subsidizing incorporates: Bay County (more than $2.5 million) - to clear and install seepage for 22 unpaved streets to give more secure crisis departure courses to in excess of 100,000 residents who use these streets.

Chipola College (more than $1.2 million) - to solidify basic foundation at Chipola College to act as a crisis haven and lodging for crisis responders after a catastrophe.

City of Cottondale (almost $45,000) - to install pivotal generators at three basic offices.