Governor DeSantis announces more disaster recovery funding for Hurricane Michael-impacted communities

More money is coming to help with disaster recovery in Hurricane Michael-impacted communities. (WJHG/WECP)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Hurricane Michael-impacted communities will see more relief coming their way soon.

Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $735 million will be accessible for additional hurricane recovery needs.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will develop a state action plan to strategize what the money will go toward.

The DEO is holding public workshops next week in several impacted communities.

Washington County

Date: Wednesday, February 12
Time: 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. CST
Location: Washington County Agricultural Center
1424 Jackson Avenue
Chipley, FL 32428

Gulf County

Date: Wednesday, February 12
Time: 3:30p.m. – 5:00p.m. EST
Location: Port St. Joe City Commission Chambers
2775 Garrison Avenue
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Franklin County

Date: Thursday, February 13
Time: 9:30a.m. – 11:30a.m. EST
Location: City of Apalachicola Community Center
1 Bay Avenue
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Calhoun County

Date: Thursday, February 13
Time: 4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. CST
Location: Calhoun County BOCC Meeting Room
20816 Central Avenue East
Blountstown, FL 32424

Bay County

Date: Friday, February 14
Time: 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. CST
Location: Gulf Coast State College
Language and Literature Building
5230 US-98, Panama City, FL 32401

Gadsden County

Date: Friday, February 14
Time: 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. EST
Location: Kelly Campbell Community Center
415 Cooper Street
Quincy, FL 32351

Jackson County

Date: Wednesday, February 19
Time: 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. CST
Location: Chipola College Culture Center
3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, FL 32446

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