Tree damage

A Sunday storm damaged trees about one-fourth of a mile from the C & L Dairy Sweet at Coddington and West Van Dorn streets.

Following Sunday’s storm, the city reminds residents how to report downed trees:

* For trees blocking city streets or sidewalks, contact the Lincoln Police Department nonemergency number, 402-441-6000. Do not call 911. LPD is compiling a list of service requests and reporting those to the Community Forestry crews.

* For damage to public trees between the curb and sidewalk, contact Community Forestry at 402-441-7847, ext. 0. Voicemail is available at this number, and residents are encouraged to provide their name, address, phone number and the nature of the problem. Residents can also report damage to street trees at UPLNK.lincoln.ne.gov.

The city also reminds residents that disposal of private tree debris is the responsibility of the property owner. Tree debris can be taken to the following locations:

* The City Transfer Station, 5101 N. 48th St. Hours are 6:45 a.m.-4:15 Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, and 6:45 a.m.-noon on Sunday. Regular disposal charges and fees apply. Residents must cover and secure their loads. More information: 402-441-8104.

* Hofeling Enterprises, 2200 S. Folsom Court. The disposal fee for a pickup load is $10, and $20 for a trailer load. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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