Where do I take used furniture, appliances and used mattress?
These items may be brought to the Dare County Landfill located at 1603 Cub Road in Manns Harbor for disposal.
What does Mosquito Control do and why?Mosquito control attempts to safely and economically control mosquitoes to a safe and tolerable level, therefore reducing the risk of mosquito borne disease and the nuisance level to acceptable/safe conditions. The primary focus is on reducing the viral risk and the operational emphasis is on habitat reduction/elimination and larval control. The ultra low volume (ULV) spraying is used only as needed for the control of adult mosquitoes.
Can I as a homeowner make a difference in the mosquito population in my area?YES! There are certain mosquito species that tend to breed in artificial containers, tires and tree holes, and stay close to humans for a ready blood meal available. As a result, it does not need to leave the area to complete the process of repopulating. Even small quantities of water can provide an ample breeding opportunity for these species.
STORM DEBRIS REMOVAL UPDATE 10/30
Storm debris removal has been completed in all areas of unincorporated Dare County except for the villages of Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras. Completed areas include Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Colington Harbour, Martin’s Point, Wanchese, unincorporated areas of Roanoke Island outside of Manteo town limits, East Lake, Manns Harbor and Stumpy Point.
In an effort to provide additional service to those residents and property owners who received the greatest impacts from Hurricane Dorian, one final pass for storm debris removal will occur Friday, November 1 in the villages of Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras. Debris should be placed out by 6 a.m. on November 1 in 4 SEPARATE PILES in front of your property, in the right-of-way. Keep it at least 30 feet away from fire hydrants.
Vegetative Debris (limbs, leaves, branches, sea grass, etc.) DO NOT BAG!
Construction and Demolition Materials (building materials, insulation, cardboard, concrete, shingles, etc.)
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics (oil, bleach toilet cleaner, televisions, computers, etc.)
No additional storm debris will be picked up following the final pass through the villages of Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras on Friday, November 1.
The Public Works Departments' goal is to meet the needs of the citizens of Dare County in regards to solid waste disposal. This is achieved through the selling and delivery of trash cans, resolving sanitation/recycling problems and enforcing waste disposal guidelines.
We also provide additional services such as large item pick-up, coordinating support efforts during adverse weather conditions and Mosquito Control. This department develops sanitation and recycling guidelines, procedures, and schedules and serves to coordinate operations between other Public Works departments.
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