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July 24 Storm Update & Resource Guide

Post Date:08/01/2018 3:44 PM

On Tuesday, July 24, a severe storm hit Arapahoe County with much of the damage concentrated in and around the City of Englewood. The damage and loss to life, homes, property, personal belongings, and much more is devastating.

While we know there is much work to be done to restore this city back to its vibrant condition we once knew, we want to keep the community informed of the help that is available. Here is the latest list of resources residents can take advantage of. 

  • Food and Housing Needs:  Call The American Red Cross to see if you qualify for their assistance (303-722-7474). In addition, the Be a Tool organization is accepting nominations through August 7 f individuals who have warm, dry, or safe repairs needed to their home. Email Joe@BeATool.org to submit your nominations. Self-nominations are welcomed.

     

  • Branch Drop-Off: Englewood residents may dispose of tree branches at the Englewood ServiCenter, 2800 South Platte River Drive. 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. through Friday, August 3. Trees and branches from tree removal companies will not be accepted.
  • Hiring a Contractor: Make sure to read our tips before you sign a contract. Watch out for impostors. 

     

  • Select Building Permit Fees/Permit fees for Dumpsters in public right of way:  waived through Nov. 30, 2018. This only applies to storm damaged properties. 
  • Dumpster Locations:

  • 4651 S. Acoma Street
  • 4630 S. Bannock Street
  • 1230 W. Radcliff Ave.
  • 3377 S. Lincoln St in the NW corner of the parking lot
  • 3449 S. Lincoln St in the NW corner of the parking lot
  • Large waste coupons: Available for $25 off of loads delivered to the Englewood Transfer Station, 2400 W. Union Ave. Limit one coupon per customer. Good through Dec. 31, 2018. Pick up coupons at the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Pkwy., 3rd floor (Community Development or Public Works front counters).

     

  • Community Development’s Storm Assistance Grant for Homeowners: The maximum grant is $1,000 for a minimum of $2,500 of uninsured damage. Applications are accepted on a first come basis.

     

  • Community Development’s Storm Assistance Grant for Business and Commercial Property Owners: The maximum grant is $1,000 for a minimum of $2,500 of uninsured damage. Applications are accepted on a first come basis.

     

  • AllHealth: AllHealth is the behavioral health lead for ESF8 in a disaster recovery. Read their coping sheet here. You can also schedule an appointment for counseling or find ot more information about behavioral health services by calling the AllHealth Network at 303-730-8858.