Dougherty County Storm Recovery on Mobile Home Parks Moves Forward

Staff Report From Albany CEO

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

As many are aware, the disaster recovery efforts following the 2017 storms in Dougherty County are vast and ongoing. However, in partnership with the County, Ceres Environmental Services will begin demolition work on devastated mobile home parks county-wide on October 23, 2017. This will include all of demolitions required for Ivy, Willow Nook, Big Pines Estate, and Piney Woods mobile homes parks.

A great amount of field work, utility work, notifications, removal of white goods/e-waste/recyclables, and permitting will be completed prior to Ceres initiating the moving of debris or demolishing structures.

The company will be working diligently to meet all requirements for completing the project and clearing the properties for future construction and residential living.

“County personnel have been working very hard behind the scenes over the past several months with FEMA and private contractors to get where we are now,” adds Jeremy Brown, Dougherty County Public Works project engineer. “Over the next 60 to 70 days, significant efforts will be made by Ceres in these areas to remove debris and hazardous threats, and to help continue the recovery process.”