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Posted on: September 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] **City of Longwood Hurricane Irma Storm Preparations** UPDATE #2

City of Longwood Closures

Due to Hurricane Irma, the City of Longwood will be CLOSED Monday, September 11, 2017. Additionally, we have decided to cancel all 

city events, programs, meetings and meetings held in our Commission Chambers from Saturday, September 9, 2017 through Tuesday, 

September 12, 2017 for everyone’s safety. The length of cancellations could be extended depending on the severity and outcome of the storm. 

Thank you for your patience!


Seminole County Shelters in Standby Mode; Opening Days/Times TBD


Accepts Pets
Special Needs
Bentley Elementary
2190 Oregon Ave, Sanford
Highlands Elementary
1600 Shepard Rd, Winter Springs
Lake Mary High
655 Longwood-Lake Mary Rd, Lake Mary
Lawton Chiles Middle School
1240 Sanctuary Drive, Oviedo
Lyman High
865 South C.R. 427, Longwood
Midway Elementary
2368 Brisson Ave, Sanford
Crystal Lake Elementary
231 Rinehart Rd, Lake Mary


*Please note, the Lyman HS shelter does NOT have cots so you will need to bring all of your own bedding*

School Closures

All Seminole State College campuses will be closed from 12:01 am Friday September 8th through 11:59 pm Monday, September 11th. 

Students, faculty and staff are urged to take precautions to protect themselves. Please monitor weather reports as well as Seminole State's 

website ( ) or Emergency Hotline at 407.708.2290 for updates.

UCF Campus closed from 9/8-9/11/17. Visit:  for updates.

Seminole County Animal Services need Hurricane Heroes

As bad weather approaches we find ourselves with a full shelter and the knowledge that a storm will bring in many more needy animals. 

If you have room in your home and your heart we are asking only $1.00 as an adoption fee for any of our already spayed or neutered animals. 

Give a homeless pet a home through the storm and we know you will fall in love. But if you don’t for any reason we will gladly take the pet back after 

Irma passes, no questions asked.
This $1 special is valid Thursday, Friday and Saturday (September 7,8 & 9) only and on those 3 days we will also waive the $5 county license fee on 

all the already spayed or neutered animals being adopted.

Be a Hero and Adopt!! Seminole County Animal Services Adoption hours are 10-4 Monday through Saturday. For more details call 407-665-5208 or 


City of Longwood Waste Pro Scheduling-UPDATED

Waste Pro will maintain normal operations through this Friday, September 8th. All Monday, September 11th operations are CANCELLED and any other 

service disruptions will be decided as the storm moves through. As always, we will keep you updated on the City of Longwood’s website and on our social media pages. 

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