Town of Burgaw administrative offices will remain closed on August 4, 2020 due to the aftermath of Hurricane Isaias. Offices will re-open at 8 AM on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
Please note trash and west side recycling pick-up this week will occur on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
Update - August 3, 2020 - 9:30 AM
Town staff continues to make preparations for Tropical Storm Isaias, which is expected to become a hurricane before landfall. We would like to remind everyone to secure any loose items in your yard, including your garbage and recycling roll carts. Due to the heavy rains, our drop box is now closed until the storm passes. There is still time to pay your utility bill, so we encourage everyone to wait until after the storm to visit Town Hall if possible.
Update - August 2, 2020 - 8:00 PM
As of 5:00 PM the National Weather Service has issued a Hurricane Watch for our area. We are already under a Tropical Storm Warning.
As of the latest forecast, Burgaw, NC is expected to receive a moderate impact from Tropical Storm Isaias. Strong winds should start affecting the area on Tuesday, August 4th at 12 AM with the highest wind speeds occurring near 4 AM when top sustained winds could reach 65 MPH with gusts near 78 MPH. Wind damage could include some loss of roofing material, gutters and/or awning and loss of vinyl or metal siding.
We are urging town residents to prepare for this storm, securing loose items that may be blown by winds. Power outages are expected with these types of storms.
Town staff will be opening and operating an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) beginning at 5:00 PM on Monday, August 3rd and continue throughout the duration of the storm. The EOC can be contacted by calling Town Hall at (910) 259-2151.
We will be posting information to our website and social media pages as needed. Stay tuned to local media outlets for the latest forecast track.