FEMA rules about gated communities muddle cleanup of Hurricane Irma debris

Mounds of storm debris in a Gotha gated community worry homeowners association president Mike George, who wonders if Hurricane Irma’s mess will ever get picked up — and by whom.  “The whole area really got blasted,” said George, standing in front of a waist-high stack of sticks, logs and bagged leaves in the Oaks of Windermere, a neighborhood of 74 homes southeast of Winter Garden.  “We’re taxpayers. We’re part of the community. I’m a little surprised and extremely disappointed the county isn’t stepping up. It seems like picking this up would be common sense.”   Read the article……………

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