City of Coffeyville Press Release-Animal Disposal

United States Environmental Services (USES) has agreed to work with the city of Coffeyville to assist with removal of deceased animals within the affected flood area.  At the direction of city officials, USES has agreed to commit personnel to access the affected area and conduct an area sweep to properly prepare and dispose of deceased animals. The initial sweep will take place starting July 10, 2007 through July 11, 2007.  All deceased animals located within the affected area will be properly disposed.   

Following the initial sweep by USES personnel, residents will be allowed a notification period of 24 hours upon entry of their property to remove deceased animals within the residence and notify Coffeyville Animal Control at 620-252-6160.  However, USES personnel will not go in residences to assist with deceased animal removal.USES personnel will conduct a second pick up operation of the affected areas on July 13, 2007 to remove those deceased animals reported to Coffeyville Animal Control.  Residents are responsible for placing the deceased animals discarded at curbside for disposal.  Starting July 14, 2007 Coffeyville residents will be allowed to collect deceased animals on their own and will have access to a roll-off dumpster located at the City Recreation Building on Park Street for disposal of dead animals only. 


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