Public and private crews are almost finished collecting the debris from the January ice storm. The task has city officials questioning if they’ll continue to have curbside collection of severe storm debris in the future.
Nearly 40-percent of Kentucky school districts are taking advantage of legislation allowing them to waive instructional days due to weather-related disasters. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh has more. DisasterDistricts :45 SOQ Sixty-six of Kentucky’s 174 school districts are seeking disaster-day waivers, granted by lawmakers in the wake of January’s ice storm and September’s high winds… Continue reading Sixty-Six School Districts Apply For Storm Waivers
Louisville Public Works officials hope to have all of the debris from January’s ice storm picked up next week.
Debris pickup from January’s ice storm will not likely be complete this week.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry has completed its initial assessment of storm damage from the recent ice and wind storms, and private property owners could receive federal money for their damaged trees.
We reported today that the debris pickup in Louisville is a bigger job than previously thought.
The ice storm hit parts of the state even harder, and western Kentucky, the cleanup has been a bit more dangerous.
January’s ice storm left more debris on the ground than Metro Government officials had previously estimated.
Last year’s windstorms and this year’s ice storm have increased the risk of brush and forest fires in Kentucky.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed into law legislation providing relief to school districts impacted by this winter’s deadly ice storm. The bill grants districts, with education department approval, up to ten disaster days. “Of course, we don’t want to unnecessarily shorten the school year. I mean, this legislation… Continue reading Beshear Signs School Calendar Bill
Louisville Metro Government is taking bids for private contractors to help city crews clean up debris from January’s ice storm.