Bellaire, West University Place: Adjustments to city services to know ahead of Hurricane Laura

Bellaire and West University Place have adjusted their services ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bellaire and West University Place have adjusted their services ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bellaire and West University Place have adjusted their services ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)

City services in Bellaire and West University Place will be affected by Hurricane Laura in the next few days.

Here is a list of services and meetings that will be affected by the approaching storm, though a full list can be found here for Bellaire and here for West University Place.


Solid waste pickup will not take place Aug. 27 for sections A, B, and E, according to Bellaire’s city website. Pickup for these sections will resume Aug. 31.

Recycling bins should be brought in as soon as possible on the afternoon of Aug. 26 and made secure. Regular solid waste services, meanwhile, are expected to resume Aug. 28.

The Flood Hazard Mitigation Task Force meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25 is postponed, while the Bellaire Building and Standards Commission meeting scheduled for Aug. 26 and Bellaire LIFE Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Aug. 27 are canceled.

West University Place

Trash, recycling, and yard waste collection are canceled for Aug. 27 and possibly Aug. 28, according to the city website.

In addition, recreational facilities will be closed Aug. 27 and Aug. 28.

The city is also recommending residents not park their vehicles in the street the night of Aug. 26 and Aug. 27 to aid cleanup and emergency vehicle access.

Finally, all city offices and facilities will be closed to the public Aug. 27 and possibly Aug. 28.
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.


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