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Supervisors award contract for post-Isaac cleanup

POPLARVILLE and PICAYUNE — Pearl River County supervisors have awarded a contract for cleanup from Hurricane Isaac.

The Picayune Item reports the $774,190 contract was awarded to Hensley R. Lee Contracting of Picayune for removal of debris generated by Hurricane Isaac on public lands and along public rights of way.

Supervisors also extended an emergency declaration for a third time in order to expedite debris removal.

All debris will be taken to the Central Landfill at Millard. There will be no burning.

Debris removal is expected to begin in the north and south of the county simultaneously.

Cleanup crews will not be allowed to on private property.

The debris has to be sorted and piled alongside a public right of way to be picked up.


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