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Jacksonville Hurricane Preparedness Fairs Scheduled

Flooding in Jacksonville during Hurricane Irma.
Robert Torbert
The view of from the 13th floor of Centennial Tower apartments, located at the corner of Market and First Street just north of downtown Jacksonville during Hurricane Irma.

A Jacksonville City Councilwoman is launching an effort to make sure people are well-prepared for this year’s hurricane season.

District 8’s Katrina Brown plans to hold four events she’s calling Hurricane Preparedness Fairs.

Brown said representatives from JEA and other agencies will be on hand to talk about available resources and to answer questions.

The first Hurricane Preparedness Fair is Thursday evening from 6 to 8 at the Highlands Library at 1826  Dunn Avenue.

The others are scheduled as follows:

Northwest Jacksonville CDC

3416 Moncrief Road

May 17, 6 – 8 p.m.

Bradham-Brooks Library

1755 Edgewood Ave. W.

May 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cisco Gardens Community Center

4244 Jones Road

June 2, 10 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter @cydwjctnews.

Cyd Hoskinson began working at WJCT on Valentine’s Day 2011.