Rules suspended for storm debris collection


For Immediate Release:  September 11, 2017
Contact:  Jan Thornburg, Senior Communications Manager   941-650-9693

Sarasota, FL:  Standard residential collection rules will be suspended for storm debris.

Residents are urged to place storm debris at the curb away from mailboxes, fire hydrants, light poles etc.  Please do not mix storm debris with other waste.

Public Works crews will tour the city tomorrow with the storm debris collection contractor, Ceres Environmental, to assess pick up needs.  The contractor will then organize a collection schedule, which will be shared with the community.

For more information please contact Todd Kucharski, Public Works General Manager:  941-365-2200 ext. 6303.


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