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Harris County Debris Guidelines Print E-mail
Sunday, 24 September 2017
 Harris County Debris Guidelines
 
Special Notice: Additional Storm Debris Removal Print E-mail
Sunday, 03 September 2017

From the Prestonwood Forest Maintenance Association

Many of our residents in the northernmost sections of the community were impacted with rising water in their homes and there are already piles of flood damaged materials accumulating along these streets. Because of this, the Association has planned for additional storm debris removal and has filed for disaster relief funding available through FEMA to cover any additional costs that may arise for such for the community.
 
The tentative start-date, provided by the vendor, to begin storm debris removal was delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. However, the vendor assured us that they will begin working on the initial cleanup in Prestonwood, this weekend (9/9) and the Association will continue to follow up and provide information on the status.
Since there will be two (2) waste collection vendors in the neighborhood, residents will see Republic collecting the standard household waste on scheduled days, as well as additional crews removing the storm debris. Please do not be concerned if storm debris is partially collected, as it may take these crews several days/weeks to get everything picked up completely. We ask for everyone’s patience through this process.
 
For those who were impacted with property damage from the storm/flooding, please observe the following, regarding debris and trash placement, to help us expedite removal of both:

Placement of storm debris for the special collection is important. All debris must be curbside, not blocking the roadway, and within 10 feet from the curb – and away from obstructions such as trees, poles, mailboxes and hydrants. Please reference this diagram from Harris County to illustrate debris separation and placement.

o Contractors must follow special protocols for depositing storm debris (ie: sheetrock, carpet/flooring, furniture, appliances, construction materials) into specific landfills.

Placement of household trash for Republic’s scheduled waste collections must be away from storm debris and other obstacles to help expedite this collection. Please remember the Wednesday collection is the “automated cart waste collection” only. For guidelines on items the items included/not in Republic’s waste collection contract, please click here .

If over the next two weeks you still have storm debris left at your curb, please contact High Sierra Management and we will follow up with the trash contractor to determine what additional steps are needed to further assist you.

 
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Message from Harris County: FEMA Disaster Assistance Print E-mail
Friday, 01 September 2017

FEMASEPTEMBER 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Applying for FEMA Disaster Assistance

Registering online, at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, is the quickest way to register for FEMA assistance since the event will last several days and the full scope of damages may not be immediately evident.

If you are unable to access the internet, you can also call 1-800-621-3362.

Install the FEMA App, available for Apple, Android, and Blackberry mobile devices.

When you register for disaster assistance either online or by phone, you will need the following to complete your application:

  • Social Security number
  • Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address)
  • Current mailing address
  • Current telephone number
  • Insurance information
  • Total household annual income
  • Routing and account number for your checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into your bank account).
  • A description of your disaster-caused damage and losses

Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.

More information can be found at: https://www.fema.gov/individual-disaster-assistance.

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For more information visit the Regional Joint Information Center website at www.readyharris.org

 
Notice from Republic Waste: Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 August 2017
"At this time our operations department has confirmed that we will be picking up MSW (Trash) only during the Association's normal service day this coming Saturday, September 2nd. Please note due to the impact of the storm normal pick up times on the service days that the residents are accustomed to in the community may vary.
 
Please keep in mind we will not be able to collect any construction debris from residents as listed below:

Construction Debris (excluded) – Waste building materials resulting from construction, remodeling, repair or demolition operations at a Residential home. This includes but not limited to carpet, carpet padding, sheetrock, insulation, furniture, fencing etc."

** Regarding removal of items that may not be in scope for Republic waste collection - please visit the Harris County Precinct 4 website: "Precinct 4's Role in Debris Removal" for important details on the County’s debris removal actions. **
 
August Pool Hours Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 August 2017
August 2017 Swimming Pool Hours
 
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