Disaster Insurance Workshop March 21

Wildfire recovery and insurance information
....from one survivor to another
Tips on Settling the "Content" portion of Your Claim

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 18:30 to 20:30


Bastrop Public Library - Pressley Community Meeting Room
1100 Church Street
Phone: (512) 321-5441

New: Bastrop County Disaster Recovery Center

The government-funded Bastrop Disaster Recovery Center closed Friday, November 18.   But people who lost homes and belongings to the fire can still find assistance and support at a new, expanded Bastrop County Disaster Resource and Volunteer Center opening at 1091 Hwy 71 W. Bastrop, TX. <map>.

Volunteer Services

The people of Bastrop County deeply appreciate the wonderful volunteers helping us recover from the largest wildfire in Texas history. 

Fire Damaged Tree Removal

PRIVATE PROPERTY DEBRIS/TREE REMOVAL HELP – County contractors can assist fire homeowner with ‘Removal of items that are a threat to public safety in the Right of Way, the ingress/egress into the property, & surrounding the home’.   Property owners can register for removal of dead or standing trees with a ‘Right of Entry’ Form and Insurance Policy (no coverage duplication).   APPLY at SAIC office, Hunters Crossing Center behind Home Depot.<

Re-entry, clean-up Safety Precautions List

[This is important.  Health hazards (injury, respiratory illness, etc.) are being reported among people clearing fire debris. Cleanup is hazardous work: Don't bring kids, WEAR A MASK, fitted well, plus long pants/sleeves, and follow these:

Safety Precautions for Re-entry and Clean-up after Fire

Tax Relief for Texas Wildfire Victims

On Sept. 1, 2011, in response to the extreme drought and potential for wildfires throughout Texas, Governor Perry reissued a disaster proclamation.
Due to the disaster proclamation, Texans who have property that has been damaged or destroyed by a wildfire may claim an exemption from sales tax on labor charges to repair the damage.

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