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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Sandbags Available for Residents

Sandbags will be available for residents to pick up at:
 Department of Public Works – 19700 Pleasant (Open 7 AM to 3 PM...closed weekends)
 Civic Arena – 20000 Stephens (Open 9 AM-9PM Mon-Fri; 9AM-5PM Sat & Sun)
 Lac Ste Clair Park Guard Shack – 27600 Jefferson (Open Daily 7AM-8:30 PM; closed in inclement weather)
 Veterans Memorial Park Guard Shack – 32400 Jefferson (Open Daily 7AM-8:30 PM; closed in inclement weather)

 Sand piles will be available for resident to fill the sand bags at:
 Civic Arena Parking Lot – 20000 Stephens (Open 9 AM-9PM Mon-Fri; 9AM-5PM Sat & Sun)
 Lac Ste Clair Park (Behind City Hall) Parking Lot – 27600 Jefferson (Open Daily 7AM-8:30 PM; closed in inclement weather)
 Veterans Memorial Park Parking Lot – 32400 Jefferson (Open Daily 7AM-8:30 PM; closed in inclement weather)

PROOF OF RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED.

IF YOU ARE A NON-RESIDENT PICKING UP SANDBAGS FOR A RESIDENT, YOU MUST HAVE THE RESIDENT'S DRIVER'S LICENSE (ORIGINAL NOT A COPY) FOR PROOF OF RESIDENCY.

We are asking that residents take no more than 100 sand bags at a time.

The lake levels are higher than they have been in years and historically we have seen that the levels continue to rise until early July.  When we have had onshore winds and waves we have started to see the lake come up over the seawalls and flood residential yards.  In a few locations the lake water has actually made it to Jefferson.  We are also finding the lake levels are coming up through our storm sewer catch basins at a number of locations.

 Bryan Babcock, PE
 Director of Public Works & Water

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