Monday, October 26, 2020

Severe Weather causes damage in Southlake and Grapevine

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Trees and homes were damaged from a strong storm that hit a small part of Southlake and Grapevine.

Strong winds struck the East Highland area of Southlake and Grapevine with little warning at about 6:45 this morning. First responders from Southlake and partner agencies are currently assessing the damage.

Although there has been damage to homes and trees, there have been no reports of any injuries.

The Southlake Office of Emergency Management is looking ahead to the next several hours and days as more severe weather has the potential to make its way into the metroplex. Residents are asked to stay informed by looking to local media for the latest information and to not cross flooded streets.

As the clean-up from this latest rounds of storms begins, the City would like to remind homeowners that Republic Services provides curbside collection of bulky waste during the regular residential collection at a rate of up to two (2) cubic yards per resident per collection.Bundled brush in lengths of no more than four feet and no more than 50 pounds in weight can be picked up during the regular residential collection without additional charges.

In addition, Republic will collect up to twelve (12) cubic yards of un-bundled brush, rubbish, or limbs, per year for each residential customer on an on-call basis for no additional cost. The call center is helpful for missed pickups, to arrange for a special service such as a bulk collection or to confirm a specific collection schedule. The call center can be reached at Republic Services Customer Service Call Center (817) 317-2424

If you have more than 12 cubic yards of brush there are special requirements, please visit our FAQ section (scroll to Recycling & Trash) for more information.

For more information about the City’s trash and recycling programs, please visit www.CityofSouthlake.com/GarbageandRecycling.