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City to Not Hold Special Vegetative Pickup

City to Not Hold Special Vegetative Pickup

The City announced today that pending a determination by the federal government of a disaster declaration for Brunswick County that a city-wide vegetative debris pickup, like that for Hurricane Florence is not planned.

“The debris pickup after Florence cost nearly $ 1.3 million dollars and even a smaller pickup would be close to $ 100,000 based on previous “special pickups” the City had performed in the past”, stated City Manager Jeff Repp.  “Unless this becomes a declared event could the Board consider a special pickup based on debris observed at this point.”

The City code provides for “open burning” per Chapter 12, Section 3 of the Code of Ordinances (

The City will be removing trees that have fallen into the public right of way along roads in the City.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:13:00 PM