CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH ISSUES LAST CALL FOR IRMA DEBRIS PICKUP
Customers face Sunday deadline to avoid fees, as City nears storm debris pickup completion.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (October 11, 2017)—The City of West Palm Beach Public Works Department is now entering the final pass for Hurricane Irma debris removal and pickup. Customers have until noon on Sunday to place any Irma related vegetative waste or construction and demolition debris for collection. Any Irma related bulk debris set out after Sunday will be subject to a normal collection fee of $100 plus any excess weight charges.
The City has set the Sunday deadline so that Public Works employees can conduct assessments on Monday to plan for deployment of assets for next week’s cleanup. The City will resume regular pickup of vegetative waste within the next two weeks. The City continues to pick up household garbage and recyclables.
As of Tuesday evening, the City had picked up almost 90,000 cubic yards of Hurricane Irma debris. City efforts included more than 100 City employees and contract personnel working 12 hours a day and seven days a week for weeks.
Residents are asked to please be mindful of the following tips for debris removal:
Residents can view the status of Irma related debris removal by visiting http://wpb.org/News-Video/Storm-Preparedness/Irma-Debris-Cleanup) or call (561) 822-2222 for questions.