Press Release – Montgomery County Debris Removal – 10.03

  Montgomery County Debris Removal For Immediate Release – October 03, 2017 Just under two weeks remain for county operated and managed debris removal. After October 16, 2017 it will be the responsibility of the homeowner to dispose of debris caused by Hurricane Harvey. If you still have debris, report it as soon as possible, and place it in the county right-of-way. The county right-of-way is between the road and ditch or within 10’ from the edge of the road. Crews will not go onto private property to collect your debris. There are two ways to report your debris: On our website www.mctxoem.org – there is a new registration link for debris removal only By calling 936-523-3916You may also take your debris to one of the debris sites for public drop off: 242 – Northwest corner of 1314 & 242 – 8am -5pm – Closing permanently October 16, 2017 10990 Seven Coves Rd – Conroe – 8am – 5pm – Closing permanently October 16, 2017 Lone Star Parkway – Montgomery- 8am – 5pm- Closing permanently October 16, 2017 Remember to separate your debris and place in the county right-of-way, Do Not Bag Debris: Normal household trash- to be picked up by your service provider. Any household trash may be bagged or put out in the restrictions per your trash pickup. Vegetative debris Construction/demolition debris White goods (refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, unit air conditioners, washing machines, clothes dryers, and other similar domestic and commercial large appliances) E)waste (electronics) Household hazardous waste. Residents should not place debris directly under power lines. Residents should make sure debris piles are easily accessible and are not next to or leaning against trees, meters, mailboxes, water hydrants or anything that could be damaged during the collection process. Residents should not allow debris to block drainage ditch. Residents should keep vehicles clear of debris. Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updated and new information. ###


Press Release- United Way Case Management Starts on Tuesday – 9.29.17

United Way Case Management Starts on Tuesday For Immediate Release – September 29, 2017 Beginning Tuesday October 3rd, there will be a case management team at the United Way Office.  Location: first floor,1600 Lake Front Circle, The Woodlands, TX 77380. They are here to assist and assess your additional needs following Hurricane Harvey. This assistance may be available to you, if the following two conditions are met:  1) You must have applied for FEMA, and 2) were either denied or funds received from FEMA were insufficient and still need assistance. We highly encourage our citizens to visit with a case manager, and allow this opportunity to help you get further along the road to recovery. Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updated and new information.


Press Release – MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEBRIS REMOVAL- 9.29

MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEBRIS REMOVAL For Immediate Release – September 29, 2017 County operated and managed debris removal will be discontinued on October 16, 2017. If you still have debris make sure it is out now, so that we can arrange for it to be picked up. It is important to understand that your debris needs to be in the county right of way between the road and ditch or within 10’ from the road. Crews will not go onto private property to collect your debris. Contact the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 936-523-3916 to report that you have debris in the right of way. There are also debris sites for public drop off: • 1130 Pruitt Dr.-Spring – Closing permanently Sunday, October 1, 2017 o Friday: 7:00a-5:00p o Saturday: CLOSED o Sunday: 7:00a-5:00p • 242 – Northwest corner of 1314 & 242 – 8am -5pm – Closing permanently October 16, 2017 • 10990 Seven Coves Rd – Conroe – 8am – 5pm – Closing permanently October 16, 2017 • Lone Star Parkway – Montgomery- 8am – 5pm- Closing permanently October 16, 2017 Remember to separate your debris and place in the county right-of-way, Do Not Bag Debris: 1. Normal household trash- to be picked up by your service provider. Any household trash may be bagged or put out in the restrictions per your trash pickup. 2. Vegetative debris 3. Construction/demolition debris 4. White goods (refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, unit air conditioners, washing machines, clothes dryers, and other similar domestic and commercial large appliances) 5. E)waste (electronics) 6. Household hazardous waste. • Residents should not place debris directly under power lines. • Residents should make sure debris piles are easily accessible and are not next to or leaning against trees, meters, mailboxes, water hydrants or anything that could be damaged during the collection process. • Residents should not allow debris to block drainage ditch. • Residents should keep vehicles clear of debris. Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updated and new information. ###


Press Release- You Could Be Eligible for More Financial Assistance 9.26.17

You could be eligible for more financial assistance For Immediate Release – September 26, 2017 Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management continues to work with FEMA to get assistance for the citizens. Some of this assistance is up to you to obtain, if you were referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration or received an application for an SBA loan we strongly encourage you to apply. You could be missing out on additional financial assistance. You must complete an SBA application in order to see if you qualify for some of the Other Needs Assistance Program grants. If an SBA loan is offered, acceptance is not necessary and will not disqualify you from the Other Needs Assistance Program. You may be eligible to receive other financial assistance such as. The state provides these grants to repair or pay for: Disaster‐related medical or dental costs. Disaster‐related funeral and burial costs. Clothing; household items (room furnishings, appliances); tools (specialized or protective clothing and equipment) required for your job; necessary educational materials (computers, school books, and supplies). Fuels for primary heat source (heating oil, gas, firewood). Disaster‐specified clean‐up items (wet/dry vacuum, air purifier and dehumidifier). A vehicle damaged by the disaster. Moving and storage expenses related to the disaster (moving and storing property to avoid additional disaster damage while disaster‐related repairs are being made to the home). Other necessary expenses or serious needs as determined by the State and FEMA.   The application is not required for survivors seeking temporary rental assistance. Additionally SBA has extended disaster assistance to private nonprofit organizations that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance. Red Cross has launched an on-line financial assistance program and you can apply online at https://harveyhelp.redcross.org/index.html. Montgomery County can use volunteer hours as a match of county contributions for FEMA reimbursement. If you are a nonprofit or other organization that volunteered or had volunteers helping with Harvey efforts, please contact the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to file the correct paperwork. This will act as an in-kind donation to Montgomery County and will count towards part of the percentage that we must pay for Harvey relief efforts. Debris sites for public drop off: 1130 Pruitt Dr.-Spring – Closing October 1, 2017 242 – Northwest corner of 1314 & 242 – Closing October 16, 2017 10990 Seven Coves Rd – Conroe – Closing October 16, 2017 Lone Star Parkway – Montgomery- Closing October 16, 2017 County operated and managed debris removal will be discontinued on October 16, 2017. If you still have debris make sure it is out for pick up before that date. Contact the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 936-523-3916 to report that you have debris in the right of way.  Remember to separate your debris and place in the county right-of-way, Do Not Bag Debris:   Normal household trash- to be picked up by your service provider. Any household trash may be bagged or put out in the restrictions per…


MOSQUITO SPRAYING COMPLETE 9.22.17

  For Immediate Release – September 22, 2017 The Department of Defense was able to finish spraying Montgomery County last night. As of now there will be no more aerial spraying. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.   Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updates on Hurricane Harvey ###  MOSQUITO SPRAYING COMPLETE 9.22.17 For Immediate Release – September 22, 2017 The Department of Defense was able to finish spraying Montgomery County last night. As of now there will be no more aerial spraying. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.   Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org for updates on Hurricane Harvey ###


La Pulverización De Mosquitos Se Extenderá 9.21.17

LA PULVERIZACIÓN DE MOSQUITOS SE EXTENDERÁ Para Publicación Inmediatamente – 21 de septiembre Del 2017 El Departamento de Defensa no pudo pulverizar la última noche por los condiciones de la clima. Si el clima nos permite, ellos van a terminar la pulverización aérea hoy en la noche. Nosotros informaremos el público cuando terminen de pulverizar. Si tiene receptores sensibles, es decir, abejas, mascotas y jardines orgánicos, continúan supervisando nuestro sitio web para las últimas noticias www.mctxoem.org. ###  


Mosquito Spraying will be Extended 9.21.17

MOSQUITO SPRAYING WILL BE EXTENDED For Immediate Release – September 21, 2017 The Department of Defense was unable to spray last night, due to unfavorable weather conditions. If weather permits, they will be completing the aerial spraying tonight. We will inform the public when spraying is complete. If you have sensitive receptors i.e. bees, pets and/or organic gardens, continue to monitor our website for updates. Continue to monitor www.mctxoem.org, for any updates to this timeframe. ###  


PULVERIZACIÓN AÉREA DE MOSQUITOS 9.20.17

    Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management DEBIDO DEL CONDICCIONES DE LA CLIMA, HAY UN POSSIBILIDA DE QUE VAN A EXTENDER LA PULVERIZACION AEREA DE MOSQUITOS Para Publicación Inmediatamente – 20 de septiembre Del 2017 El Departamento de Servicios de Salud del Estado de Texas ha indicado que aproximadamente 75% del condado de Montgomery fue pulverizado. Si los condicciones de la clima nos permita, v aver dos aviones volando en la noche para terminar de pulverizar. Si los condicciones de la clima no esa favorable, la pulverización aerea va terminar manana 21 de septiembre. Informaremos al público cuando se termine la pulverización. Si tiene receptores sensibles, es decir, abejas, mascotas y jardines orgánicos, continúe supervisando nuestro sitio web para las ultimas noticias www.mctxoem.org. ###      



EL CONDADO DE MONTGOMERY TIENEN RECURSOS DISPONIBLES

El Condado de Montgomery tienen recursos DISPONIBLES Para Publicación Inmediatamente – 15 de Septiembre del 2017 Banco de Alimentos del Condado de Montgomery tiene comida, productos de higiene, materiales para limpiar y muchos más para los que fueron afectados por el Huracán Harvey. Ellos quieren que las comunidades reciben estos materiales. Ellos pueden distribuir estos materiales mencionados abajo a cualquier zona 501(c)3, iglesias legítimas, Asociación de Propietarios o a cualquier grupo que está ayudando alivio de desastres. Esto puede ser una compañía, ratorio, pequeña organización sin fines de lucro o iglesias, etcétera. Si estas interesado ser un sitio de distribución, por favor habla a John Kreger – 832-978-7435. Ellos te darán materiales a su organización, te darán instrucciones, y te mandan cantidades de pallets, cajas organizadas. Ellos piden que ustedes trabajan con lo que ellos tienen en su edificio. Categorías: Carne congelada, algunos en porciones individuales Produce, algunos listos para comer como manzanas Alimentos no perecederos Materials para la limpieza Productos de higiene Pañales y comida para bebe Agua de botella y Gatorade Los centros de distribución permanecen abiertos y disponible para suministros, incluyendo ropa, materiales para limpiar y otras tipos de ayuda. Los puedes contactar o visitar en estos lugares: Norte, Centro, Oeste Condado de Montgomery:             Crisis Assistance Center 1022 McCall Ave. Conroe, TX 77301 936-539-1096 Cac-mctx.org The Friends of Conroe 1712 N. Frazier Suite 118 Conroe 77301 (936) 539-6009 friendsofconroe.com Conroe First Assembly of God 3993 I 45 N Conroe, TX 77304 936-756-3445 Este Condado de Montgomery:             Mission Northeast 22098 Loop 494 New Caney, TX 77357 281-354-1200 Missionne.org Sur Condado de Montgomery Interfaith of the Woodlands 4242 Interfaith Way The Woodlands, TX 77381 281-367-1230 Woodlandsinterfaith.org Las donaciones monetarias pueden ser aceptadas en cualquiera de las ubicaciones mencionados arriba. Las donaciones monetarias también pueden hacerse en: The Montgomery County Community Foundation – MC Long term Disaster Recovery Fund http://www.mccfoundation.org/ Si hablas para hacer su donacion por favor menciona MC Long term Disaster Recovery Fund (281) 363-8158. Para donar en el sitio web de PayPal: Https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8S54ZS4Y4YCQY United Way- 1600 Lake Front Circle Ste. 248, The Woodlands, TX 77380 Phone: 281-292-4155 FEMA Centro de Recuperacion esta abierto. Si tienen preguntas o necesitas ayuda applicando vesita a este lugar. Hay gente de FEMA para ayudarles en este proceso. Lugar y horario: West Montgomery County Development Center 31355 Friendship Drive Magnolia, TX 77355 Monday-Saturday 07:00 am – 7:00 pm Si recibistes danos en tu propiedad o casa y todavia no hace registrado con FEMA, visita este sitio web www.disasterassistance.gov o habla 1-800-621-3362. Continuan a visitar nuestro ccitio web www.mctxoem.org para informacion.