Press Release: Disaster Center in Conroe to Close Permanently on Saturday 3.39.18

DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER IN CONROE TO CLOSE PERMANENTLY ON SATURDAY

March 29, 2018

This evening until 7:00 PM and Saturday, March 31, 2018 marks your last chance to visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Conroe. The DRC will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 30th in observance of Good Friday.  They will open on Saturday from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. FEMA representatives will be there to answer any remaining questions you may have in regards to FEMA assistance. Once they close their doors on Saturday they will be leaving Montgomery County.

Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Montgomery County:

Old Conroe Police Department Building

700 Old Montgomery Rd.

Conroe, TX 77301

Thursday March 29, 2018 open until 7:00 PM

Friday closed in observance of Good Friday

Saturday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

If you have continued need for housing, clothing, food, cleanup, other assistance as needed, please contact the United Way Disaster Case Management – Baker Ripley at 281-210-0975. You will need to sit down with a case manager and they will determine the level of need and what you qualify for. Don’t miss out on receiving any and all assistance available to Montgomery County residents speak to a case manager today!

Additionally, Congress passed Safe Harbor Legislation for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, allowing for casualty loss deductions. You may find the IRS guidance for determining the amounts of loss in Revenue Procedures 2018-8 https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rp-18-08.pdf and 2018-9 https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rp-18-09.pdf.

Revenue Procedure 2018-9 provides the Cost Indexes Safe Harbor Method that which individuals may use to determine the amount of loss to their personal-use residential real property as a result of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria (2017 Hurricanes).  The main loss indexes include:

  • Total Loss
  • Near Total Loss
  • Interior Flooding Over 1 Foot
  • Structural Damage from Wind, Rain, or Debris
  • Roof Covering Damage from Wind,Rain, or Debris
  • Damage to Detached Structure
  • Damage to Decking

For help and information on preparing for disasters, download our new preparedness app ReadyMCTX to your mobile device. Now is the time to prepare.

To receive emergency alerts to your phone or email from Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, register at http://www.mc911.org/page/ecd.AlertMCTX. When you are creating your profile, you must check the box next to Share my Smart911 Profile with TX-Montgomery-County-911 to support emergency preparedness.

Stay informed and monitor conditions for Montgomery County and the surrounding area on the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management website www.mctxoem.org, Facebook, or twitter, NOAA Weather Radio, KStar 99.7FM.

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