Links

LINKS To Web-pages created and/or operated by Shawn Holmgren:

Palm Beach Drone  -  Distributor of Premium Drone Technologies, News and Education Source

droneSmart.US  US Importer of Premium Brands of AUV, UAV, ROV and other AUS systems and related technology.

Shawn’s Independent Shaklee Distributor Webpage Shaklee® GetClean™ Environmentally safe cleaners for business  For Home & Kitchen Shaklee® Basic H™ Soil Conditioner Info Independent testimonials on agricultural and soil uses for Basic H as a wetting agent and soil conditioner.  Especially beneficial to anyone in drought areas.

Key Lime Computer (CCTV, Firewalls, Computer Networking, Home Automation)

BMI Palm Beach Web-site  Local website for the Palm Beach county chapter of BMI; a trade organization comprised of property managers, and vendors that serve the condominium, co-ops and home-owner associations they manage.

BMI National Web-site Website for the National chapter of BMI; a trade organization comprised of property managers, and vendors that serve the condominium, co-ops and home-owner associations they manage.

 

Weather Links:

Weather Channel Tropical Update

Weather Underground Tropical Update

National Weather Service Tropical Prediction Center

TCPalm Local Weather

PalmBeach Post Local Weather
Palm Beach Daily News Update

 

LINKS to Emergency Services & Disaster Recovery:

Shawn’s Emergency Phone list  Comprehensive list of links and numbers to emergency aid and responders in an easy to print format.

Palm Beach County Hurricane Preparedness Page &  the PBC Hurricane Manual  Check out this 500+ mitigation plan for the County after a hurricane or natural disaster too…

Florida Disaster Preparedness Page    Wind Mitigation Page

National Emergency Preparedness Page

National Flood Insurance Program

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Page  Best weather resource on the web.

 

EMERGENCY MANAGERS

  • Palm Beach: (561) 712-6400, www.pbcgov.com/pubsafety/eoc/
  • Martin: (772) 287-1652, www.martin.fl.us
  • St. Lucie: (772) 462-8100, www.stlucieco.gov/eoc/
  • Okeechobee: (863) 763-3212, www.okeechobeeeoc.com
  • Florida: www.floridadisaster. org   FPL RED CROSS
  • Call FPL at (800) 4-OUTAGE or click on www.fpl.com/storm
  • Palm Beach: (561) 833-7711 or (800) REDCROS (800-733-2767), www.redcross-pbc.org
  • Martin: (772) 287-2002, www.redcross-pbc.org
  • St. Lucie: (772) 878-7077, www.redcross-pbc.org
  • Okeechobee branch (of Palm Beach County chapter): (863) 763-2488, www.redcross-pbc.org   211 UNITED WAY
  • United Way of Palm Beach County is the designated lead agency in the county for mobilizing volunteers and assisting in the distribution of supplies. Residents with questions before, during and after a hurricane, should call 211.
  • Dial 211 before, during or after a storm to find resources and crisis counseling in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties. On the Web: www.hurricane211pbtc.org
  • Martin County: Call 211 or (772) 283-4800. www.unitedwaymartincounty.org
  • St. Lucie County: Call 211 or (772) 464-5300. www.unitedwayslc.org
  • Okeechobee County: Call 211.   CERT
  • Community Emergency Response Team volunteers will make up the first wave of help in the first two to three days after the storm, when rescue workers will be too few and too busy.
  • Palm Beach: (561) 712-6400, www.pbcgov.com/pubsafety/eoc
  • Martin: (772) 287-1652, www.martin.fl.us (click ‘emergency information’)
  • St. Lucie: (772) 462-7985, www.stlucieco.gov/eoc
  • Okeechobee: (863) 763-3212, www.okeechobeeeoc.com   SALVATION ARMY(800) SAL-ARMY (725-2769), www.salvationarmyusa.org or www.salvationarmyflorida.org  INTACT is a nonprofit St. Lucie County long-term recovery group — composed of more than 45 private and faith-based groups, and representatives from local, state and federal governments — that helps low-income residents find the resources and services to recover from a disaster. FEMA SPECIAL NEEDS
  • Special needs shelters (call in advance to register):
  • If you are eligible to apply for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, call (800) 621-3362. Hearing impaired: (800) 462-7585. www.fema.gov
  • (772) 462-1777, www.stlucieco.gov/community/intact.htm
  • INTACT
  • The Salvation Army is usually among the first to arrive with help after natural or man-made disasters.
  • Palm Beach: (561) 712-6400
  • Martin: (772) 287-1652
  • St. Lucie: (772) 462-8100
  • Okeechobee: (863) 462-5819Disabled transportation help:
  • Palm Beach: (561) 649-9848, www.palmtran.org (click ‘connection’ link on left)
  • Martin: (772) 287-1652, www.martin.fl.us (click ‘Emergency Information,’ then ‘Special Needs’)
  • St. Lucie: (772) 462-8100, www.treasurecoastconnector.com
  • Okeechobee: (863) 462-5819   SENIORS
  • Call 211
  • Area Agency on Aging: (561) 684-5885, www.agencyonagingpbtc.org
  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs: www.elderaffairs.state.fl.us
  • Alzheimer’s Community Care:
  • Palm Beach County: (561) 683-2700
  • Treasure Coast: (772) 223-6351
  • Web: www.alzcare.org
  • 24-hour crisis line: (800) 394-1771   BUILDING CODES
  • Palm Beach: (561) 233-5108, www.pbcgov.com/pzb/building
  • Martin: (772) 288-5916, www.martin.fl.us (click ‘Government’ then ‘Building Department’)
  • St. Lucie: (772) 462-1553, www.stlucieco.gov/public_works/permitting.htm
  • Okeechobee: (863) 763-5548, www.co.okeechobee.fl.us   PRICE GOUGING
  • State hotline: (866) 966-7226
  • Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties: (800) 834-1267,www.bbbsoutheast florida.org
  • Palm Beach County Consumer Affairs Division: (561) 712-6600
  • Palm Beach County: (561) 683-2700
  • International Hurricane Protection Association: (561) 282-2395   DEBRIS CLEANUP
  • Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County: (561) 697-2700 or (866) SWA-INFO, www.swa.org(click ‘Hurricane Info’)
  • Martin County: Waste Management: (772) 546-7700, www.martin.fl.us
  • St. Lucie County Solid Waste: (772) 462-1768, www.stlucieco.gov/solid_waste/
  • Okeechobee Solid Waste: (863) 357-0111, www.floir.com
  • Florida Department of Financial Services: www.fldfs.com (or call 800-22-STORM)
  • Florida Insurance Council: www.flains.org
  • Web: www.alzcare.org
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners: www.naic.org
  • Insurance Information Institute: www.iii.org   ROOFERS’ LICENSES Where to verify a roofer’s valid license:
  • State licenses: www.myflorida.com
  • Palm Beach County: (561) 233-5525, www.pbcgov.com/pzb
  • Martin County: (772) 288-5482
  • St. Lucie County: (772) 462-1672 or (772) 462-1673
  • Okeechobee: (863) 763-5548
  • Price-gouging hot line: (866) 966-7226
  • 24-hour crisis line: (800) 394-1771
  • Report unlicensed contractors at (866) 532-1440

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