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Post Date:08/25/2017 1:32 PM

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).  Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.  

The City is beginning to transition from the response phase to the recovery phase.  The City’s drinking water continues to be safe to use and drink. Access to several areas of the community remain limited.  Below is the list of closed roadways in Baytown as of this morning:

 

·       SH146 at Cedar Bayou

·       SH146 at I-10

·       I-10 from Cedar Bayou to SH146.

·       FM565 from SH146 to FM1405

·       Ferry Road at SH146

·       Cedar Bayou Lynchburg at Bayou Blvd.

·       Raccoon at Cary Creek

·       N. Main north of I-10

 

Continued updates on closures and other updates will be provided to residents via the City’s website, Facebook page, Comcast Channel 16, Shelter Locations, Sterling Municipal Library, the United Way of Greater Baytown and Chambers County, or by calling 281-420-5311.

 

Residents who experienced damage to their homes during Hurricane Harvey are strongly encouraged to contact their insurance company immediately and at a minimum, let their company know that they plan to file a claim.

 

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).

 

Community members who would like to donate to the recovery efforts and keep those donations local can visit https://www.gofundme.com/united-way-harvey-relief-fund.  The United Way of Greater Baytown and Chambers County will complete a needs assessment and distribute these funds to community members impacted by Hurricane Harvey who are in need of assistance.

 

As we begin this recovery period, note that persons performing or offering to perform tree trimming, debris removal or construction, electrical, plumbing, mechanical work in the City must be registered with the City and must display the registration when soliciting business.

 

Lastly, City offices will resume regular business operations to the public, tomorrow, Thursday, August 31, 2017

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