Daytona Beach Shores begins preparations for Tropical Depression 9.
Written by Kristen Schmutz
Belden Communications News
The City of Daytona Beach has announced they will begin sandbag distribution ahead of Tropical Depression 9, which the city is closely monitoring.
According to a release, Sandbag distribution will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, at the Daytona Beach Shores City Hall, 2990 S. Atlantic Avenue, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 25, at the Shores Community Center, 3000 Bellemead Drive, Daytona Beach Shores (just west of City Hall). The city will have bags, sand, and shovels (the sandbags are self-fill). There is a limit of 10 sandbags per household/business, and proof of residency is required. Hurricane passes for Shores residents, property owners, business owners, and their essential personnel – to expedite return should evacuation be required.
Passes are available this weekend, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 24, at City Hall; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 25, at the Shores Community Center; and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday at the Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety, 3050 S. Atlantic Ave. (unless the crews are on a call).
Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety and Daytona Beach Shores City Hall, 2990 S. Atlantic Avenue, will also have passes available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Proof of residency or ownership is required. Hurricane passes are permanent and do not expire. If you received a pass in past years, you do not need to obtain a new one.
Residents and businesses can receive updates and information through the ShoresAlert emergency notification system. If you have not signed up, please register at https://member.everbridge.net/index/2590178812100619#/signup to receive information during the storm. ShoresAlert is free to use, and users can specify how they want to receive the messages – calls to home, mobile or business phones, emails, or text messages.