City Of Hamilton Prepares For Hurricane Lee

September 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Corporation of Hamilton administrative offices in City Hall and at the Works Depot on Laffan Street will be closing at 5pm today [Sept 13] and reopen on Monday [Sept 18].

A spokesperson said, “Due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Lee, the administrative offices of the Corporation of Hamilton in City Hall and at the Works Depot on Laffan Street will be closing at 5pm today [September 13th] and reopen on Monday, September 18th [or until it is deemed safe to reopen].

“Both art galleries in City Hall will also be closed throughout this duration.

“All City trash should be out for collection by midday tomorrow [September 14th] and all bins must be secured after this time. There will be no trash collection until after the storm has passed and it is safe to resume collection. There will be no further oil collection until after the storm.

“The City of Hamilton reminds City businesses to prepare early and secure their properties to minimize any damage. Anything that can become a potential projectile must be stored safely, including wheelie bins.

“The public is reminded that bringing household trash from outer parishes and dumping it in the City is illegal. Anyone caught dumping trash may be prosecuted. Trash collection in the City will resume once it is safe to do so.

“City parks will be closed from 4pm tomorrow [September 14th] and will reopen when safe to do so.

“The City’s carparks and public bathrooms will officially close at 6pm tomorrow [September 14th] and will reopen when it is safe to do so.

“City crews are busy clearing City storm drains to lessen the risk of any potential flooding.

“City businesses and residents are encouraged to check the City’s social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for any City updates as Hurricane Lee approaches as well as post-storm.”

You can see all our coverage of Hurricane Lee here, and our ongoing live updates on Hurricane Lee here.

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