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2-18-14 Captiva Storm Ready Community

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2-18-14 Captiva Storm Ready Community
The Captiva Hurricane Preparation and Response Committee, a proactive group of citizens, submitted an application for Captiva Island to become a StormReady Community – a nationwide community preparedness program administered by the National Weather Service in Ruskin, Florida; and Whereas, the Island of Captiva in Lee County again completed all the prerequisites as a StormReady Community effective November 13th, 2013; and Whereas, several committee members presented their original plan at the 2007 Governor’s Hurricane Conference on May 17, 2007 to a large diverse audience; and Whereas, Lee County is proud to have the Island of Captiva, through the efforts of the Captiva Hurricane Preparation and Response Committee, as the first designated StormReady Community in Lee County in 2007 and renewed it in 2013. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby recognize and congratulate the Captiva Hurricane Preparation and Response Committee for their commitment to making their community more prepared for the many hazards we face in Southwest Florida.