Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Info from County Executive Mike Hein


Ulster County Executive Michael P. Hein declared a State of Emergency in Ulster County effective 8 AM Monday morning. County office buildings were closed and will remain closed on Tuesday, October 30th. Bus service provided by the Ulster County Area Transit is also suspended. The County Executive imposed a County-wide travel restriction in Ulster County. Pursuant to this restriction, only essential personnel should be on the road. The Emergency Operation Center is fully operational and all essential County services are being coordinated from this location. Please check the County website regularly at www.co.ulster.ny.usfor updated storm related information, including a list of shelters and road closures. Call 2-1-1 for general information. NYSEG can be reached by calling 800-572-1131 and Central Hudson at 452-2700. For downed wires and other emergencies call 9-1-1.

Please call 855-855-1235 to hear a recording of important County information.

List of Shelters updated 10 30 12 at 6:35 AM

Road Closures updated 10 30 12 at 6:20 AM (Note: Mountain Rest was just reopened, but is still listed here. Also, John St at Prospect in the village remains closed.)

Areas of Concern in Ulster County

Ulster County Emergency Services Blog Link

FEMA Information to Prepare, Plan, and Stay Informed

Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services Press Release

Facility Closures updated 10 29 9:35 pm

News for Residents of Town of Shandaken

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