Updated 2/2/2011 7:15 p.m.
City Council Meeting Postponed to Friday, February 4th
The City Council postponed the originally scheduled Tuesday, February 1st City Council meeting to Friday, February 4, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. The gas well drilling application (GAS10-004) will not be considered prior to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Town Hall Council Chamber.
The City has received word from the State of Texas State Operations Center (SOS) that [Electric Reliability Council Of Texas] “ERCOT has issued notice that rotating outages are no longer needed at this time; however, there is a strong possibility that they could be required again this evening or tomorrow.”
ERCOT reminds everyone that conservation is critical during peak hours this evening (2/2) between 6 and 10 p.m and tomorrow morning (2/3) between 6 and 8 a.m.
If you are having power issues, please phone Oncor at 888-313-4747.
Garbage and Recycling Pickup
Duncan Disposal has notified the City that they will not be running service on Thursday, February 3, 2011. The city will continue to work with Duncan about re-establishing service. Refer to www.MySouthlakeNews.com for the latest updates on Garbage and Recycling pickup.
The City has received many phone calls about frozen pipes. Currently the City is not experiencing any City water main issues.
According to the Public Works Department, if you have exposed water pipes leading to your home it would not hurt to protect them with a covering. Also homeowners might want to keep one faucet consistently dripping water to help prevent water from freezing inside the pipes.
Southlake and other cities have received calls concerning natural gas pressure problems. The City was provided a press release explaining the current situation. If you are having natural gas problems call ATMOS : 1-888-286-6700.
Stay with www.MySouthlakeNews.com for the latest information about City closings and delays.