Carroll County, Westminster Prepared for March Snow Storm
Westminster city administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, March 6 and bulk trash will not be collected this week. Find out what other adjustments are being made in response to the storm.
City Administrative Offices will be closed on March 6 and bulk trash will not be collected this week according to the Westminster government web site.
The household trash schedule may be altered depending on the weather. Click here for more information.
The Carroll County Department of Public Works is preparing the roads and back up systems for the storm.
The Bureau of Roads Operation crews are prepared for the storm according to a county government news release. The snow plows were loaded with salt, fueled and ready to begin clearing county roads Tuesday night. Road crews will continue working throughout the storm to keep the roadways as clear as possible the release said.
If residents experience problems with a county road, government officials ask that you contact the Roads Department at 410-386-6717.
The county has also made other preparations. In case of power outages, emergency generators are in place and fueled at the county water and sanitary sewer facilities. Maintenance and facilities personnel will be working to clear county owned and maintained sidewalks and parking lots as soon as possible to ensure continued county operations according to the release.
Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE) said citizens should prepare for power outages, especially with forecasts of winds and wet snow. In a Patch blog posted Tuesday, BGE representatives asked residents to report power outages.
The easiest way to report and monitor an outage is through your mobile phone by visiting BGE's mobile-optimized website at www.bge.com. You can also call 1.877.778.2222 to report an outage or downed wire.
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