Pella Chronicle

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May 30, 2013

Reminder from the Marion County Emergency Management Agency

Pella — According to the Marion County Emergency Management Agency, they are receiving numerous phone calls about acquiring sandbags. Marion County does NOT provide sandbags to residents. They maintain a nominal inventory of sandbags for protection of critical infrastructure only. Within the Cities of Marion County, the sandbag policy lies individually with each City jurisdiction. Those residents are encouraged to contact their local City administration or public works office for information regarding the local policy. There are privately owned sandbag distribution companies in Iowa that can be found on the internet.

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