Governor Scott today met with Lee county officials regarding this week’s flood event in Southwest Florida. Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons and Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno briefed Governor Scott on the flooding that occurred in Lee County this week. More than 100 people were housed in a local shelter and community leaders are working to help people quickly return to their homes.
Governor Scott said, “I want to thank the local officials for working to keep people safe here in Lee County. Responding to weather events like the flooding that occurred this week in Southwest Florida is something we take seriously. While there are currently no unmet needs from the local community, the State of Florida will continue to communicate and coordinate with our local partners.”