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Posted on: September 12, 2017

[ARCHIVED] After The Storm Debris Removal

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

After The Storm Debris Removal

Hurricane Irma Advisory #21

How to Manage Your Debris:

  • All storm related landscaping debris should be placed in a pile on your
    property’s swale, which generally is the first five (5) to ten (10) feet ofproperty adjacent to the roadway.
  • Tree debris such as branches and tree trunks should be cut into
    sections no longer than six (6) feet in length and piled nearly together.
  • You should contact your local landscape company/contractor forassistance with cutting and bringing the larger landscaping material to the
    swale should you need help.  
    Pleaseensure that any company that you hire is licensed and insured for your
  • Bags of leaves and very small branches will not be picked with thelarger landscaping debris and should be placed in your trash container.
  • Any other storm related non-landscaping debris such as fencing, metal,
    roof materials, etc. should also be brought to the swale and placed in a pileseparate from the landscaping vegetation.
  • Under no circumstances should any garbage or bagged materials be mixed
    with the debris piles for they will not be picked up.

Debris Removal:

  • The storm generated a large amount of debris and the cleanup operationwill take some time to be fully completed and as such we are asking for your
    patience as we work as quickly as possible to restore the Town and to keepemergency access routes open for police, fire rescue and FPL.
  • Debris pickup will start with the highest priority areas such as mainroadways and areas affecting access to critical facilities.
  • Once the larger and critical roadways are cleared we will begin debris
    removal on the local roads.
  • Please do not park vehicles in the roadways as they will impede theability for the large debris removal trucks to access the area for
    Vehicles must be removed fromthe roadway to keep access points open, or they will be removed as
  • Also, please do not placedebris piles and garbage containers near trees, poles, mailboxes, fire hydrants
    or other structures as this will make removal efforts difficult and causedamage to existing infrastructure.
     Additional information will be provided in the future includinganticipated pickup days.


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