September 17, 2017
Hurricane Irma - Resilience

Hurricane Irma - Resilience

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness:
"the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions"
the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity:
"nylon is excellent in wearability and resilience"
Hurricane Irma has come and left her mark on SWFL. The landscape has changed, buildings damaged, and streets flooded.
But, the resounding theme is resilience.
Neighbors helping neighbors, strangers helping strangers.
We are thankful.
The following is from Collier County Commissioner Andy Solis:
As the community continues to recover in the wake of Hurricane Irma, county services will begin to resume; the services below will open tomorrow morning for their normal business hours. Some of these might be helpful to those with children home from school, or provide a cool place to spend some time for those yet to have power restored. Remember that the county museums are free, and the libraries have power for charging and internet access. Your District 2 office will also be open tomorrow!
Airport Authority
Immokalee Regional Airport (IMM) and Marco Island Executive Airport (MKY) will be open to all traffic, fuel and services available.
Domestic Animal Services
Naples Shelter (subject to the availability of power); Immokalee Shelter
Growth Management Department - Horseshoe Drive Offices
South Regional; Headquarters; Golden Gate City; Golden Gate Estates; Vanderbilt Beach
The libraries below will be open subject to the availability of power; call before heading there:
Marco Island; Naples Regional; East Naples; Immokalee; Everglades City
Government Center; Naples Depot ; Marco Island (subject to the availability of power)
North Collier Government Services Center - Orange Blossom Drive
Parks and Recreation
Community Parks: Golden Gate Community Center, Immokalee Community Park, Immokalee Sports Complex, Max Hasse Jr. Community Park and North Collier Regional Park
Neighborhood Parks: Aaron Lutz, Naples Manor Tot Lot, Rita Eaton and Willoughby Park
Boat ramps and kayak launches: Bayview Park, Caxambas, Golden Gate Community Park, Goodland, Gordon River Greenway and Port of the Islands
Beach Parks: Connor Park, Vanderbilt Beach, Tigertail and South Beach. Though the beach parks are open, see below for warnings about swimming.
All Conservation Collier public access sites will resume regular hours.
Public Transit & Neighborhood Enhancement
Collier Area Transit (CAT) and paratransit fixed routes will resume Monday.
Government Center transfer station will open on Monday
Public Utilities Department – All Sections
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