PREPARE YOUR BUSINESS FOR HURRICANE SEASON The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, and now is the best time for businesses and their employees to prepare. Business owners are encouraged to develop a business continuity plan before the season starts. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has resources for developing plans that can help protect employees, lessen a disaster’s financial impact, and reopen businesses quickly. Visit for details on SBA resources. At the state level, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity offers a website that helps Florida businesses prepare for and recover from hurricanes and other disasters. Businesses, like individuals and families, must be ready with a plan, and this website helps guide businesses step-by-step to help them prepare and quickly recover from an emergency. To learn more, go to  

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Brad Harris
Acting Economic Development Director

Sally Sprague
Executive Assistant

Brad Harris
Business Manager

Pedro Leon
Business Manager

Virgil Kimball
Business Specialist

Robbin Sebra
Staff Assistant

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