By KAROLYN GEPHART
The City of Pearland has continued communicating with the residents on a regular basis from the beginning of Tropical Storm Harvey, through the hurricane period and currently.
Residents are provided needed information as well as tips to making recovery more efficient and better for all involved.
Currently, the Fire Marshal’s office is reminding residents that all types of burning, including storm debris and tree limbs and trunks is prohibited within city limits and ETJ of Pearland at all times.
A contractor will be picking up storm debris soon, according to the city. Residents are reminded to have all storm debris placed several feet from any normal household trash and to not put any storm debris in plastic bags.
Storm debris should also be sorted in to piles: vegetative, construction/demolition debris, appliances, electronics, and hazardous waste.
As soon as the city is told when the first scheduled pick up will be, residential communication will be sent.
Waste Management has resumed limited service on a regular schedule for its scheduled residents and commercial customers.
Recycling and green waste will not be picked up until further notice from the city. Only household garbage will be picked up.
The Recycling Center will open this Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For any Pearland resident who has had hurricane related damage in a home should report that information to the city at www.pearlandtx.gov/damagereport. Businesses should use www.pearlandtx.gov/commercialdamage.
Pearland set a curfew during the hurricane and then adjusted it during recovery. The emergency conditions curfew has been lifted by the City at this time.