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NEWS RELEASE

LANCASTER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2004
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
   Kerry Eagan, Lancaster Co. Commissioners, 441-6865
   Dave Norris, Citizen Information Center, 441-7547

COUNTY RELEASES TIME FRAMES FOR DEBRIS REMOVAL
Target date for completion is June 30

Lancaster County Emergency Management and the County Board today announced their time frames for debris collection and removal associated with the May 22 storms. Storm debris piles should now be placed into the right-of-way (in the ditch, off the roadway). The separated piles of debris consist of:

Contractors will begin pickup and removal at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 15. Citizens have until that time to place their debris off of private property and into the county right-of-way. Wednesday, June 30 is the target date for completion of the debris removal project.

No hazardous waste is allowed in the right-of-way. To make arrangements for proper disposal of hazardous waste, individuals are asked to call the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department at 441-8021 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

For a copy of the Lancaster County Debris/Related Waste Removal Plan, as well as other information regarding the disaster cleanup effort, you can visit the county website, lancaster.ne.gov, and click on the "Lancaster Co. Disaster Relief Effort" link.

On an unrelated note, Lancaster County offices WILL be open on Friday, June 11.

 

Lancaster County Emergency Management
575 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508


Disaster Relief Effort