Fort Pierce Offering Free Self-Serve Sandbag Stations
Fort Pierce - Monday September 26, 2022: The City of Fort Pierce is continuing to monitor Hurricane Ian and preparing for any potential impact.
Although there is still uncertainty in the future track and intensity, residents can expect significant rainfall, windy conditions, and very rough surf. They should take necessary precautions.
Residents should stay alert to forecast changes from reliable sources. Emergency Response Teams from Public Works are currently ensuring that the stormwater systems are free of obstructions and operating at full capacity.
The City of Fort Pierce is offering free self-serve sandbag stations for residents at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dreamland, and Jaycee Parks. Residents should bring their own bags and a shovel. Parks are open daily from dawn to dusk.
Solid Waste Collection
The city is asking residents to refrain from cutting down vegetation or doing major projects until the system passes. Residents should not place any additional debris at the curb as it may block surface stormwater flow. The Solid Waste Division is running additional trucks to pick up existing debris throughout the city in preparation for the storm.
Street and Drainage Efforts
The Streets and Drainage Division are working hard to ensure the stormwater systems are free of obstructions and operating at full capacity. Emergency Response Teams from Public Works are on standby and ready to act when needed.
All public notices will be provided on the city’s website at www.cityoffortpierce.com, social media channels, and Fort Pierce TV Channel 27.
Residents are also encouraged to sign up for St. Lucie County's Alert St. Lucie program to get emergency notifications sent directly to their phone, email, or text: www.stlucieco.gov/Alert