Pasco County extends local state of emergency | News
New Port Richey, Florida -- The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners has extended a Local State of Emergency through Sunday, July 8.
Pasco County declared the emergency on Monday, June 25, after Tropical Storm Debby pummeled the County with nearly 10-15 inches of rain.
The Board order allows the County to waive the procedures and formalities otherwise required of by law to perform public work and taking whatever action is necessary to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the community.
Residents who experienced flooding or other damage to their property should not only contact their insurance providers, but also are requested to register the damage with the County online at www.pascocountyfl.net or by calling the Resident Information Center (RIC) at (727) 847-8959 during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Residents who are in need of storm related assistance should contact the American Red Cross at (813) 348-4820 through the 4th of July holiday.