US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Consistent with CDC guidance, most Office of Inspector General employees are currently serving the American people remotely.  We are determined to keep interruptions to our operations to a minimum, and we appreciate your patience during this time.

Information and guidance about COVID-19 is available at

FEMA Should Recover $129,248 of Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded to City of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – Hurricane Wilma Activities

Executive Summary

The City received a Public Assistance grant award of $3.3 million from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (State), FEMA grantee, for damages resulting from Hurricane Wilma, which occurred in October 2005. The award provided 100percent FEMA funding for debris removal activities, emergency protective measures, and permanent repairs to buildings and other facilities. The award consisted of 9 large projects and 16 small projects. We audited four large projects and six small projects with awards totaling $2.5M. The audit convered the period October 24, 2005, to April 16, 2012, during which the City received $2.5 million of FEMA funds. 2004. The award provided 100 percent FEMA

Report Number
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year