Thursday, April 11, 2019

September 16th, 2017: A message from Lake Worth Leisure Services Dept.

Setting the scene.

On September 5th, 2017, the City of Lake Worth was well on its way in preparations for Hurricane Irma. For example, just prior to the initial winds from that storm the Lake Worth Electric Utility had a planned outage because of Mylar balloons in the electric grid. Balloons are bad for the oceans and balloons can stop you from getting your power restored quickly too.

Then post-Irma the City produced a series of videos of elected officials and the City administration with updates for the public.

When some people were saying the City was doing nothing a whole lot of others were watching the City doing a whole lot of something.

Here is one of those updates from Lauren Bennett at the Lake Worth Beach Leisure Services Dept.:

Remember, this video was taken just after
a major storm hit the City: