Thursday, August 2, 2012
Mendota Heights Patch sits down with the mayors of Mendota Heights, Mendota and Lilydale for regular city updates—all in about a minute.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be reviewing records of damage and costs incurred from the June 19 storm that rolled through the Mendota Heights area. All told, about 90 cubic yards of wood chips were hauled away from curbs and city property, according to Public Works Director John Mazzitello. Mayor Sandra Krebsbach added that the city kept watch over the fallen trees and the debris pile at Mendakota Park, but there was never any indication that it was a fire hazard. FEMA officials are expected in the city Aug. 2. Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Follow us on Twitter
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The city will start collecting tree and brush debris brought to the curb next Tuesday.
Updated 3:05 p.m. Wednesday: Mendota Heights has devised a brush removal program to help residents clean up. Any tree branches or brush damaged by the storm may be brought to the curb prior to next Tuesday, June 26, and will be removed by the city. Tree debris can also be brought to Mendakota Park. The removal will then begin on June 26, and could last as long as 10-14 days, according to Mazzitello. A storm and clean-up hotline has been established: 651-255-1361 The city will most likely start removal in the hardest-hit neighborhoods. The debris will go into a wood chipper, so do not dispose of non-vegetative materials, such as siding or shingles. If city crews see items like grass clippings or that broken lawn chair from the garage in …
Share photos of the damage in your neighborhood.
Residents in the Mendota Heights area are busy dealing with the aftermath of heavy storms that moved through the metro Tuesday morning. Mendota Heights Patch uploaded a handful of photos from around town Tuesday. Have your own photos to share? You can upload them to this gallery by clicking on the green "Upload Photos and Video" button. Update: The city will pick-up storm debris through next Tuesday In the meantime BE CAREFUL. Downed power lines, out traffic lights and debris are making the streets more difficult to navigate. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter