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Brunswick County Coronavirus / Hurricane Information

09.18.2020

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County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033

 

Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

 

NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821

 

North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211

 

View: Brunswick County declares a state of emergency due to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

 

See the latest information about vegetative debris collection on private roads in the unincorporated areas of the county due to Isaias >> https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/isaiasdebris

Residents on private roads in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County need to place their vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias in in the right-of-way of their property no later than the evening of Sunday, Aug. 30 for collection.

Click here for full details and instructions on this collection.

Crews will make one pass across the county and could arrive in any area as early as Monday. Any vegetative debris that is not on the right-of-way by Sunday evening will not be collected.

A right-of-way is generally defined as the edge of your property before the curb. If you have a sidewalk, ditch, or utility line in front of your house, make sure that your debris does not cover or restrict these areas.

This service will only include the private roads in the unincorporated areas of the county, including private roads in gated communities. The service will also collect any tree hangers or leaners in the rights-of-way.

This service will not collect or remove tree hangers or leaners that are on private property outside of a right-of-way.

Residents who need assistance to move debris or other needs following Hurricane Isaias can contact the Brunswick County VOAD for guidance and direction to organizations or services that may be able to help: 910-253-2589

 

Visit our Hurricane Preparedness page for more resources and information.

Latest Information on Vegetative Debris Collection for Isaias (Unincorporated Areas)

08.28.2020

Reminder: Brunswick County residents on private roads in unincorporated areas should have vegetative Isaias debris ready for pick up no later than this Sunday, Aug. 30

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Residents on private roads in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County need to place their vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias in in the right-of-way of their property no later than the evening of Sunday, Aug. 30 for collection.

Crews will make one pass across the county and could arrive in any area as early as Monday. Any vegetative debris that is not on the right-of-way by Sunday evening will not be collected.

A right-of-way is generally defined as the edge of your property before the curb. If you have a sidewalk, ditch, or utility line in front of your house, make sure that your debris does not cover or restrict these areas.

This service will only include the private roads in the unincorporated areas of the county, including private roads in gated communities. The service will also collect any tree hangers or leaners in the rights-of-way.

This service will not collect or remove tree hangers or leaners that are on private property outside of a right-of-way.

Residents who need assistance to move debris or other needs following Hurricane Isaias can contact the Brunswick County VOAD for guidance and direction to organizations or services that may be able to help: 910-253-2589

Debris Placement Instructions
  • All vegetative debris must be placed in the right-of-way
  • Place debris at the edge of your property before the curb
  • Vegetative debris must be at least three feet from electrical utility poles and boxes, fire hydrants, and water and gas meters
  • Large pieces of vegetative debris are preferred by the contractor
Avoid these actions to ensure collection of your vegetative debris:
  • Do not place vegetative debris on the road
  • Do not place vegetative debris in plastic bags
  • Do not stack or lean vegetative debris on trees, poles, or other structures
  • Do not cover or restrict sidewalks, ditches, or utility lines with debris

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is currently collecting vegetative debris from the rights-of-way on state maintained roads. Some of the most affected neighborhoods in the unincorporated areas are already along state-maintained roads, which could mean that the NCDOT’s service will cover debris in these areas rather than the County’s collection efforts.

Several neighborhoods in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County include both private and state roads. If you are not sure if you live along a state or a private road, contact NCDOT at 910-754-6527 or Brunswick County GIS at 910-253-2390.

Individuals can find the latest information about debris collection in the unincorporated areas of the county at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/isaiasdebris

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For media inquiries, contact the Public Information Officer at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov

County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033
Previous Updates

Previous Updates

Click a bar below to read previous updates concerning the removal of vegetative debris in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County due to Hurricane Isaias.

Aug. 24, 2020

Brunswick County residents in unincorporated areas should have vegetative Isaias debris ready for pick up no later than this Sunday, Aug. 30

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Residents in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County should prepare now for the collection of their vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias. Residents will need to place their debris in in the right-of-way of their property no later than the evening of Sunday, Aug. 30.

Crews will make one pass across the county and could arrive in any area as early as Monday. Any vegetative debris that is not on the right-of-way by Sunday evening will not be collected.

A right-of-way is generally defined as the edge of your property before the curb. If you have a sidewalk, ditch, or utility line in front of your house, make sure that your debris does not cover or restrict these areas.

This service will only include the private roads in the unincorporated areas of the county, including private roads in gated communities. The service will also collect any tree hangers or leaners in the rights-of-way.

This service will not collect or remove tree hangers or leaners that are on private property outside of a right-of-way. Residents who need help cutting fallen trees are encouraged to call the Crisis Clean Up hotline now to request free help: 844-965-1386 (toll-free).

Debris Placement Instructions
  • All vegetative debris must be placed in the right-of-way
  • Place debris at the edge of your property before the curb
  • Vegetative debris must be at least three feet from electrical utility poles and boxes, fire hydrants, and water and gas meters
  • Large pieces of vegetative debris are preferred by the contractor
Avoid these actions to ensure collection of your vegetative debris:
  • Do not place vegetative debris on the road
  • Do not place vegetative debris in plastic bags
  • Do not stack or lean vegetative debris on trees, poles, or other structures
  • Do not cover or restrict sidewalks, ditches, or utility lines with debris

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is currently collecting vegetative debris from the rights-of-way on state maintained roads. Some of the most affected neighborhoods in the unincorporated areas are already along state-maintained roads, which could mean that the NCDOT’s service will cover debris in these areas rather than the County’s collection efforts.

Several neighborhoods in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County include both private and state roads. If you are not sure if you live along a state or a private road, contact NCDOT at 910-754-6527 or Brunswick County GIS at 910-253-2390.

Individuals can find the latest information about debris collection in the unincorporated areas of the county at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/isaiasdebris

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For media inquiries, contact the Public Information Officer at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov

County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033
Aug. 21, 2020

Brunswick County Commissioners approve activation of debris contracts for vegetative debris in unincorporated areas due to Isaias, additional details to come for residents

County staff will next work with the primary disaster debris contractor to begin planning the activation of contracts, will provide updates on when to expect collection to start

Posted Aug. 21, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners moved to approve the activation of the County’s debris management and monitoring contracts for the unincorporated areas with a 4-0* vote Friday afternoon. The activations are in response to the debris caused by Hurricane Isaias.

The Board of Commissioners approved the activation of the contracts to monitor and collect only vegetative debris in the unincorporated areas. The contract will include one round of collection only.

The unincorporated areas of the county covered under the contracts will include:

  • Gated communities
  • Rights-of-way along private roads
  • Tree leaners and hangers

Mobilization of the vehicles to collect debris is not expected to begin for at least another one to two weeks. County staff will next work with our primary disaster debris management and monitoring contractors at Southern Disaster Recovery and Tetra Tech to begin planning the activation of the contracts for the one round of vegetative debris collection.

Brunswick County will provide updates over the coming weeks on when to expect the monitoring and debris collection to start. Individuals can find the latest information about debris collection in the unincorporated areas of the county at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/isaiasdebris

Do I Live Along a State or Private Road?

Under Brunswick County’s activated monitoring and debris contracts, individuals along private roads will be included in County’s one round of debris collection. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has already begun its efforts to collect disaster debris along state-maintained roads in Brunswick County.

Some of the most affected neighborhoods in the unincorporated areas are already along state-maintained roads, which could mean that the NCDOT’s service will cover debris in these areas rather than the County’s upcoming collection efforts.

Several neighborhoods in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County include both private and state roads. If you are not sure if you live along a state or a private road, contact NCDOT at 910-754-6527 or Brunswick County GIS at 910-253-2390.

Free Clean Up Week at County Landfill Continues Through Saturday

Brunswick County’s free cleanup week at the county landfill in Bolivia will continue through this Saturday, Aug. 22 for county property owners and residents. Only construction and demolition debris and vegetative/yard debris is accepted at no charge.

  • Location: 172 Landfill Road NE, Bolivia, NC 28422
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Businesses and commercial vehicles will still be charged normal tipping fees. Individuals looking to drop off accepted debris for free will need to show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency.

Individuals with questions can contact Brunswick County Operation Services at 910.253.2520.

Yard waste should not be placed in your household trash or recycling bins.

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*Note: Vice Chairman Randy Thompson requested to recuse himself from the discussion and any possible action taken on this agenda item. The remaining board members approved the motion 4-0.

For media inquiries, contact the Public Information Officer at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov

County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits.

Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033