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Hurricane Ike Archives
City of Dickinson
News Release
Friday, September 26, 2008

As of 7:00 A.M. on September 25 there have been over 40,000 cubic yards of
debris removed from the city.   The city has been divided into 13 areas for
debris removal (see chart below). 

Hurricane Ike 09-25-2008 3:00 p.m. Update
  
For September 25th Crowder-Gulf, the city's contractor, has allocated the
following resources by area:
 
Area 1   1 self loader and 1 dump truck with loader
 
Area 2  2 self loaders 1 with a trailer I without a trailer
 
Area 3  1 self loader with trailer
 
Area 4  1 self loader with trailer

Area 5   1 self loader with trailer

Area 6   1 self loader with trailer

Area 7   1 self loader with trailer

Area 8   1 self loader with trailer  3 trucks with 2 loaders

Area 9- 13 un occupied at this time, more trucks on the way
 
Go to
http://www.ci.dickinson.tx.us/city_hurricane_Ike_3.htm  to view a map
of the areas. 
 
Daily Debris Loads Removed from Dickinson
 
Friday  September 19, 2008  64 Loads
 
Saturday  September 20, 2008  94 Loads
 
Sunday September 21, 2008  104 Loads
 
Monday  September 22, 2008  134 Loads
 
Tuesday September 23, 2008  146 Loads
 
Wednesday September 24, 2008  126 Loads
 
 
Waste Management is operating on their regular schedule this week. As they
have done over the past week, if they are unable to complete the entire City
due to volume, Waste Management will continue the pick up the following
day(s) until everything has been collected. Additionally, recycling will be
picked up on Friday and green waste in clear plastic bags will be picked up
on Saturday.
 
Texas New Mexico Power has restored electricity to an additional 349
customers.  They will be working in the following areas:
 
Deats Rd at Oakridge               Today
 
Greenlee Ln at Timber Dr           Today
 
Bayou Chantilly Subdivision        Today
 
Plantation Bend Area               Today
 
Winding Way Area                   Today
 
Meadow Glen  Area                  This afternoon and tomorrow
 
Country Club Area                  Today
 
Scenic Dr Area                     Tomorrow
 
Ohio & Hemlock Area                Today
 
Hughes Rd E                        Tomorrow
 
FEMA will host two Town Hall Meetings next week for the public to attend.
FEMA reps will conduct the meeting, answer questions, and help the public.
The meetings will be: 
 
Monday, September 29 at 6:00 pm - Dickinson High School Auditorium,3800
Baker Drive, Dickinson 77539
 
Thursday, October 2 at 6:00 pm - First United Methodist Church in the Family
Life Center, 200 FM 517 West

The citywide curfew in Dickinson remains in effect from midnight to 6:00
A.M. until future notice.  There are still large areas of the city without
power and many roads are barely passable due to debris.  Police patrols will
be at an increased level until future notice.

With regard to restoration of your property, please note that any contractor
you wish to utilize for services must be registered with the City in order
to perform work within the City. The contractor must come to City Hall and
complete the appropriate paperwork. For questions about permits you may
need, please contact the Building Inspection Department at 281-337-2489.
 
A burn ban is in effect within the city. No burn permits will be issued.





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