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Posted on: June 10, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Library & Aquatics Center both have power; opening on schedule

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FBTX ~ As power has been restored to the Farmers Branch Aquatics Center and the Manske Library, both facilities will open on schedule this morning with normal operations.

   With widespread limbs and trees down all over Farmers Branch, the Sustainability and Public Health Department has advised that the Green Grabber crews will be working overtime this week to pick up all brush left behind by Sunday's severe storms. To assist in this effort, an extra truck has been added to the Green Grabber effort.

   Crews will be working their regular routes, but extra hours, trying to get through all areas by the weekend. No one will be penalized this week for putting brush out too early. Patience is appreciated as crews work diligently to clear storm damaged brush. Residents are reminded not to mingle bulk with brush as the next Bulk collection week begins Monday, July 1.

Other Storm Related Updates:

  • ONCOR - Although a number of homes regained power overnight, many remain without power in Farmers Branch. The Oncor website says this could be a multiple day outage.
  • FROG POND & MARGARET YOUNG NATATORIUM have regained full power and are opening on schedule.
  • MANSKE LIBRARY also has full power and is opening on schedule
  • REC CENTER is again open to any Farmers Branch resident without power, regardless of membership, who needs to cool off or charge a phone. The Rec Center is open until 9 p.m.

All other City operations and services continue on schedule.


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