Update from Kit – Oct 23

A few notes and updates… 1. Utilities Interruptions As the debris removal progresses, an occasional utility box gets bumped into or included in a debris lift. (Do try to keep your debris well away from such boxes!) Service is usually restored pretty quickly....
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Update from Kit – Oct 22

Two pieces of news…One observation… 1. Independent Insurance Adjusters According to a knowledgeable islander with whom I spoke last Friday, during a catastrophe like Florence, independent adjusters are able to charge a maximum of ten (10) percent of their...
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Update from Kit – Oct 19

I’ve tried to keep track of the numerous questions that have arisen for which I didn’t have ready answers. Today’s Council Work Session and Council Meeting provided an opportunity to get many of them answered. There are two groups of comments...
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Update from Kit – Oct 18

Termites??? Really??? An owner had her termite exterminator show up today offering to re-treat her home for half price. She was a bit outraged that this vendor might be taking advantage of her because she was only two years into her bond. Not so. Alas, flooding...
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Update from Kit – Oct 17

Brief (but hopefully beneficial) ISLAND HOME SHARING Home sharing is now available on www.bhicommunity.com.  (Cart sharing is also on the site.) For this to work there needs to be donors as well as renters. Those of you who have so generously offered your island homes...
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Update from Kit – Oct 16

Hi all! Got home on the 10 o’clock ferry last night and simply crashed. There wasn’t much to report until I attended the Brunswick County Commissioners’ monthly meeting. FEMA Updates The regional FEMA representative was in attendance and was asked...
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Update from Kit – Oct 14

Important stuff… More Monitors Needed There is still a need for monitors to help with the FEMA recovery efforts. The long hours could be shortened to half days if more people could sign up. Susan Panousis was on North Bald Head Wynd all day today overseeing a...
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