Sarasota County is planning to recover from a disaster quicker

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 2:09 pm | Updated: 5:55 pm, Thu Aug 1, 2013.

SARASOTA, Fla. - Sarasota County is one of only five in the state working on what is called a Post Disaster Redevlopment Plan.

Instead of just focusing on short term recovery the plan looks at getting the other needs up and running as quick as possible. Things like schools and hospitals but also making sure the tourism industry doesn't go completely away.

The pre-plan looks to save the area millions in dollars by recovering quicker.

ABC 7's Josh Taylor will have the complete story this evening on ABC 7.

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Share your event with us >

Important Dates