All remaining residents of Green Acres and Paradise Lakes will be allowed to retrieve their personal belongings beginning at 3:00 p.m. today, 3-28-19. The only exceptions are 3510 Hancock (Paradise Lakes) lots 7-12, and Green Acres lots 88, 89, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116 and 117 which are still surrounded by water. The residents of those lots will be notified when the water recedes enough to enter. Businesses will be notified individually once access is allowed. Businesses will be notified individually once access is allowed. For Paradise Lakes residents there are free dumpsters available inside the fence of the City Shops, 204 Industrial Dr., these dumpsters are for residential use only.
Residents may proceed to the Bellevue City Offices of Permits and Inspections, 1510 Wall Street, Bellevue, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number of the office is 402-293-3014. They will need to sign a “Release” for a Limited Entry Permit. These documents will be required to get through the check points at the entry of all neighborhoods affected by the flood. Once residents receive the permit, they will only be allowed access between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Homes marked with a “DANGER” Placard have been deemed uninhabitable and residents will not be allowed to reside in said homes. Residents will only be granted limited access to retrieve their personal belongings and then they will be asked to leave the premises. Please contact your insurance company, FEMA, and legal counsel regarding any additional concerns or questions regarding your home.
The floodwaters and previously flooded areas are highly contaminated. Residents should take precautions to protect themselves. The following links provide information regarding safety precautions:
Residents of Green Acres and Paradise Lake should continue to follow Bellevue Police and City of Bellevue Facebook and Twitter accounts for the most up to date information. Those sites can also be located by visiting the Bellevue Police and City of Bellevue websites.
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