Mt. Kisco Sandy Update: Debris Pickup, Power Priorities

Village gives status update on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.

(Below is Mount Kisco's post-Sandy status update for Friday, Nov. 2, 2012)

*       Village Officials continue to work with ConEd to prioritize restoration efforts.  Significant progress was made early this morning and will continue through the weekend.  
*       Priorities remain restoring power to areas where critical facilities (i.e. water pump and sewer lift facilities) are located and operating on generators.
*       The Mount Kisco Senior Center continues to be fully operational and includes senior meals (meals on wheels) and programs.  
*       The Mount Kisco Village Offices and Public Library continue to operate on normal schedules and are available for your use.   Outlets are available to plug in your devices such as laptops and cell phones.
*       Friday’s refuse collection continues as normal.  Recycling and refuse collection continues with its normal schedule next week.  Please note important debris collection information:
*       The Village’s primary debris collection efforts continue to be clearing limbs and other debris from public roadways and sidewalks.  
*       The Village IS NOT collecting limbs, stumps, and other debris from private property at this time (unless debris is tied in 4 foot bundles).  DO NOT place stumps, limbs, and other debris in the public right-of-way.  Violators will be noticed and ticketed.
*       There are numerous private tree contractors in close proximity to assist with your private collection efforts (search for Westchester County Licensed contractors).
*       Village Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, November 5th 2012 has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
*       2012 General Election at this time is still scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th.  Village polling places will open at 6am and will remain open until 9pm.  Village polling places are all fully accessible and operational.  If you have any questions please call the Westchester County Board of Elections at 995-5700.
*       Mt. Kisco Justice Court - temporary phone number  914-224-4343

*       The shelter set up at the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester has been closed.  The Red Cross shelter is now operational at Chappaqua Crossings (former Reader’s Digest Site).  Call 211 to make arrangements.
*       The Village continues to assess and document damage to public facilities for potential future reimbursement.  Businesses and homeowners are urged to document and substantiate losses in the event that federal funds become available for reimbursement.  For more information, go to the FEMA website atwww.fema.gov <http://www.fema.gov>


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