Tpa, Storm Debris Disposal & ALERT TAMPA
- Subject: Thursday's Storm - Storm Debris Pick Up/Disposal & ALERT TAMPACity of Tampa Solid WasteThank you for forwarding this information to all City residents.ALERT TAMPA, launched by the Tampa Police Department, notifies subscribers via text, e-mail and voice mail with important messages. For more information and to register, please visit www.tampagov.net/dept_Police/programs_and_services/Alert_Tampa.aspCity of Tampa Storm Debris Management
The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management is providing the following debris disposal options for City of Tampa residents in response to the storm on March 31, 2011.
McKay Bay Transfer Station: With a current City of Tampa utility bill and driver’s license, residents may drop-off brush and large bulky items free of charge. For a nominal fee, residents may dispose of large automotive parts, commercial waste, and construction debris, i.e. roofing materials, aluminum siding, brick, and carpet, etc.
Hours of Operation:
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm
- Wednesday, Saturday 8:00am - 4:30pm
- Sunday Closed
Manhattan Brush Site: With a current City of Tampa utility bill and driver’s license, residents may drop-off brush and yard waste free of charge. All tree limbs must be ft. or less in length and tree stump must weigh 100lbs or less.
Hours of Operation:
- Monday thru Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
- Sundays: Closed
- Holidays: Closed
Curbside Pick-up: City of Tampa residents may place brush and yard waste debris curbside on their regularly scheduled yard waste collection day. Debris weighing 50lbs or less, must be bagged or placed in a container, and tree limbs tied in 4 ft. lengths or less.
Special Pickup: For a nominal fee, resident may schedule a special pick-up for the collection of large bulky items. A special pick-up should be requested for tree stumps over 50lbs, household appliances & furniture, and large quantities of brush.
Customers with questions regarding these services are encouraged to call the customer service call center at (813) 348-1111, or visit the department on the web at www.tampagov.net/solidwaste for more information.
Good-morning Tampa!With many of you doing yard work and debris clean-up this weekend, please find helpful information from Tonja Brickhouse, Director of Solid Waste, regarding the storm debris clean-up from Thursday's storm. In addition, Irv Lee, Director of Public Works asked for help getting the word out based on what he is seeing in the community with his team.This past Tuesday, Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Tom Forward held his monthly Emergency Management Steering Committee meeting and one of the main topics was getting the word out about ALERT TAMPA, launched by the Tampa Police Department, which notifies subscribers via text, e-mail and voice mail with important messages. For more information and to register, please visit www.tampagov.net/dept_Police/programs_and_services/Alert_Tampa.aspHurricane season starts June 1st. Please sign up, it is free and can be life saving information to you and your loved ones. We are seeking your help sharing ALERT TAMPA with your associations, family, friends, co-workers, churches and other organizations. Thanks to the Tampa Police Department, I was able to take the attached picture yesterday which shows the magnitude of the storm. This picture was taken on Interbay Boulevard that used to be canopied with shade due to the Oak trees. I saw homes and cars with windows blown out and missing roofs as well as downed power poles snapped like pencils.Thank you for your time and for sharing. If our office can be of any help, please do not hesitate to ask.Have a wonderful weekend, especially with this beautiful weather!Shannon EdgeNeighborhood & Community Relations OfficeCity of Tampa