FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2013
The Massac County Emergency Management Agency is announcing the following debris removal information to those affected by the tornado in Massac County and Brookport:
1. Crews will be picking up debris in Brookport and the Unionville Road area starting Monday, November 25, 2013 through Wednesday, November 27, 2013.
2. Residents MUST SORT the material to be collected and set it curbside for it to be eligible to be picked-up. A FEMA flyer has been distributed to residents regarding the sorting of the materials. NO ELECTRONICS, BATTERIES, TIRES OR OTHER HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS MAY BE SET CURBSIDE FOR COLLECTION.
3. Volunteers will be available to assist with the sorting and setting of materials for collection. Residents who need assistance should continue to sign up at the Brookport City Council Chambers or call (618) 564-3016. In the event that no one is available at the Council Chambers or answers the above number, residents may leave their contact information on the answering system.
4. Residents can haul their own vegetation debris and/or clean lumber for burning at the
designated burn site located in Brookport off of West Third Street.
5. Future information information regarding the disposal of household hazardous chemicals will be provided at a later date.
6. There will be no volunteer operations on Sunday, November 24 so that people may attend church or take part in other activities.
7. Volunteers are still requested for Monday, November 25, 2013 and those interested should report to the Veach’s station at the junction of U.S. 45 and Route 145 starting at 8:30AM on Monday, November 25, 2013.
8. Private contractors and individuals who will be providing repair services to affected residents are reminded that they will need to register with the City of Brookport for any Brookport residents or with Massac County County Clerk for those affected residents in the County prior providing said services.