City closes three temporary storm debris dumpsites

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News release from the City of Fort Wayne:

City closes three temporary storm debris dumpsites
Residents urged to take debris to Biosolids Facility, report storm damage

(July 13, 2012) – The City of Fort Wayne is closing the three temporary debris dumpsites, created in the aftermath of the June 29th severe storm. This Sunday, July 15, is the last day residents may leave debris at the dumpsites at the Swinney Park Pool, Conklin Pavilion at Shoaff Park and at the Tillman Dump.

After Sunday, debris may be dropped off at the City’s Biosolids Facility, 6210 Lake Avenue, just west of Maplecrest Road. That facility is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

As a convenience to residents, the facility is continuing to allow residents to dispose of tree debris free of charge today, Friday, July 13. On Saturday, July 14, the facility will return to its regular fee schedule – which is $17.00 per ton with a $1 minimum.

Residents are reminded to help with a citywide damage assessment by reporting storm damage to the State of Indiana’s Department of Homeland Security at www.in.gov/dhs/. Click on the link “Report Damage from Severe Weather June 29, 2012,” in the middle of the page.

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