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A Message from Mayor David Amrhein After Tropical Storm Barry

Posted by zachary on July 15, 2019

A Message from Mayor David Amrhein After Tropical Storm Barry

The City of Zachary was extremely lucky that the amount of rainfall predicted didn't occur in this storm.  We were fully prepared and storm ready.  Our city crews worked hard prepping prior to the storm, picking up all debris along all roadsides and cleaning out drainage ditches. 

Over 11,000 sandbags were picked up by residents from the self-service center at the Zachary Youth Park, and 2,000 sandbags were delivered to the elderly or disabled in our city upon request.  The citizens of Zachary were diligent in their storm preparations, and I would like to commend them for their preparedness and actions.  We are recommending residents to store sandbags for reuse during possible, future storms for the 2019 hurricane season.  Please do not dispose of sand in storm drains or ditches.  Suggested uses after the storm season include using it in your yard or around your garden. 

Pictured:  - City of Zachary officials and public safety agencies staffed the Emergency Operations Center at the Zachary Fire Department during Tropical Storm Barry