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West Orange Times & Observer Monday, Sep. 26, 2022 2 months ago

Ocoee opening self-serve sandbag site

Residents can fill up to 10 bags Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Public Works Department.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

The city of Ocoee will open a self-serve sandbag distribution site from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Public Works Department, 301 N. Maguire Road. 

Ocoee residents must take a valid ID or city utility bill for proof of residency. Each household will be provided 10 empty sandbags to be filled by the resident. Sand is available at Public Works, and staff will provide tools to fill sandbags; however residents are encouraged to bring their own shovel or trowel.

Ocoee household trash, yard waste and recycle collection services will continue as normal at this time. Residents should place carts at the curb the night before their scheduled pickup day.  

For the latest information, visit and the city’s Facebook page. 

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Amy Quesinberry is the community editor of the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. She was born and raised in Winter Garden, grew up reading the community newspaper and has been employed there as a writer, photographer and editor since 1990....

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