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Rural Champion Leads Efforts to Re-Build Hurricane Ravaged Town

Linda Roberson, Rural Town Manager and Finance Director, Florida

Linda Roberson, Rural Town Manager and Finance Director, Florida

Cross posted from the White House Rural Champions of Change website:

Linda Roberson is the Town Manager and Finance Director of Zolfo Springs, Florida. The Town Zolfo Springs in a very small rural town in Hardee County, Florida. The town has financed 2 water and waste projects, purchased a back hoe, and a city hall ADA improvement project. They have worked very hard to mitigate issues with their old water system and have been successful in that effort.

The town was nearly destroyed by Hurricane Charlie in 2004. Since then the city has rebuilt its police and fire station and continues to make efforts to improve the town both structurally and financially. They provide a self-nomination for the Community Development award that has more details. 

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