Friday, 14 February 2014

Public meeting 17/2/14

EMERGENCY FLOOD RELIEF WORKS ON SOMERSET MOORS AND LEVELS

South Somerset District Council is hosting a public meeting to help explain the current emergency flood relief works on the Somerset Moors and Levels and to answer any questions you may have.

Date: Monday 17th February 2014
Time: 2 - 4pm
Venue: Huish Episcopi Academy (Main Hall), Wincanton Road, Langport TA10 9SS

The meeting will be chaired by Mark Williams, Chief Executive, South Somerset District Council, supported by officers of the Environment Agency.

We appreciate that this is short notice, and that attendance may be difficult due to the time of day. Notes from the meeting will be available from South Somerset District Council after the meeting and on our website. There is further information on the flood incident available at www.southsomerset.gov.uk/majorincident

SSDC message to residents and businesses affected by flooding in South Somerset: -
Call us on 01935 462462 Monday to Friday (8.45am to 5.15pm) - an out-of-hours service providing cover for emergencies operates outside of these times. In addition you can visit an SSDC Customer Advisor at the Langport Information Centre, Bow Street. Opening times: Mon, Tues and Thurs 9am to 2.00pm. (See our website for details of our other local community offices). For help with SSDC services, a home visit will be arranged for those residents unable to access an office or use our services by phone or on-line. SSDC will help those who may be made temporarily homeless and once the initial stage of this major incident has passed, we will be working to help communities recover. Other services include help with council tax reduction & housing benefits, business rates relief, and environmental health services - including guidance on dealing with septic tanks during this difficult time.

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