Public Service Announcement: September 15, 2017
Contact: Dhwani Patel
Phase 4 reentry and other updates
GLYNN COUNTY, Ga.- Glynn County has implemented Phase 4 of the reentry plan. Reentry is open to the public with limited access. A curfew remains in effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. until Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Governor Deal toured areas impacted by Hurricane Irma yesterday. At a press conference at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport, he stated that storm debris removal will be handled by the state. We are currently waiting on further direction and details.
The American Red Cross has set up a shelter available to residents at Selden Park located at 100 Genoa Martin Drive, Brunswick, GA 31520. The shelter is open and is available to anyone who needs lodging. The Salvation Army will be feeding those housed at the shelter.
If you are planning to go to the shelter, you should bring any prescription medications, extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies, important documents and other comfort items. You should also include any special items for children such as diapers, formula and toys, and items needed by family members with unique needs.
Republic Services will begin picking up solid waste today, Friday, September 15. They will pick up the regularly scheduled Thursday’s garbage on Friday and the regularly scheduled Friday’s garbage on Saturday. They will begin their normal schedule starting Monday, September 18. In addition, residents have the option of utilizing their recycling bins to dispose of garbage for the next two weeks. Yard waste and regular recycling service will not be picked up until October 2 to accommodate the increase of household garbage. Additional bags left outside a bin will not be picked up; however, household garbage can be dropped off at the drop off centers free of charge for the next two weeks. The drop off locations are located at 550 Young Lane in Brunswick and behind the farmers market on St. Simons Island.
Animal Control has resumed limited operations and will be open until noon today. They will continue on call service for emergencies and to pick up stray animals only that have been displaced by the storm. They will resume normal service on Saturday, September 16.
Due to the significant power losses sustained in the area from Hurricane Irma, all customers of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission continue to be under a strict water & sewer service conservation plan. For the most up to date information on JWSC, please visit http://www.bgjwsc.org/news/.