STORM WATCH: Free Sandbags Available

Residents Urged to Prepare for Rain

Post Date:12/22/2016 2:22 PM

According to the National Weather Service, heavy rainfall is expected throughout the region. City and local County residents who need sandbags may go to the following locations to receive up to 25 free, empty sandbags that can be filled with gravel or sand (while supplies last). 

City Public Works Yard

  • The City's Public Works Yard is located at 521 North Langstaff Street.
  • Up to 25 free sandbags per resident can be picked up at the City Yard on Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Bring a shovel and an ID or utility bill for proof of residency. All sandbags are empty and must be filled by the residents.
  • Sand is available outside the main entrance of the City Yard at any time and free to anyone who needs it.

Local Fire Stations

To report incidents in need of attention in the City, please visit

Building suppliers, such as Home Depot and other home improvement retailers, also carry sandbags. 

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