Presentation on theme: "Time Line FEMA Recovery Efforts Since 2005. May 2005 July 2005 August 2005 Sept.2005 October 2005 November 2005 Dennis – Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator."— Presentation transcript:
Time Line FEMA Recovery Efforts Since 2005
May 2005 July 2005 August 2005 Sept.2005 October 2005 November 2005 Dennis – Safe and Healthy Schools Coordinator (SHSC) made first MCSD Disaster-related FEMA claim since Georges single point of contact (POC) Attended PA workshop and gave brief FEMA overview to Executive Staff Katrina – SHSC led FEMA claim/POC Rita – SHSC led FEMA claim/POC Wilma – Dr. Henriquez hired for 60 days to lead process of capturing loss – SHSC – worked first 3 storms/maintained records for Wilma Acquired 29 trailers for displaced personal and became lead Coordinator for program
December 2005 Jan 2006 - Ongoing Summer 2006 June 2006 February 2007 SHSC focused fully to Wilma final claims. Worked with John Devlin 8 days over winter break (voluntarily) to write remaining Wilma PW’s. Held regular meetings to document work progress on FEMA Projects. Compiled 64 page Hurricane Manual for MCSD from lessons learned from 2005 storm season. Returned 20 leased trailers purchased 9 trailers for displaced employees and continue to manage project Director of Finance suggested AI as a solution to speed up the FEMA closeout process.
March 2007 June 2007 Summer 2007 June-August 2007 August 2007 April 2008 May 2008 Adjuster’s International (AI) gave business proposal to board. Presented AI’s “plan of attack” to settle the FEMA Claims. Utilized AI to implement plan SHSC gave updates to Executive Staff regularly. Recovered and auctioned or sold remaining trailers. Met with Superintendent to discuss costs vs. outcome /AI’s strengths/weaknesses. Asked to refocus from “easiest PW’s to appeals”. Superintendent met with SHSC to emphasize recovery of large dollars lost.
July 2008 Aug- Sept 2008 October 2008 January 2009 Ongoing Worked to find new angles to resubmit claims and to petition state to send down representative to do closeouts. Responded to FAY/IKE/Gustav. Closeout of vehicles formally submitted. Learned that $477K of the $486K lost in Vehicles was going to be recovered. Seeking lost dollars from FAY/IKE. Working to get Wilma closed out.