If your home flooded due to Hurricane Ida and you need to report it please contact Vicki Watkins (CRS Coordinator) @228-273-3324 in the Building Department.

Hurricane Preparedness Week Kick-Off

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It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Learn how during Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9-15, 2021). hurricanes.gov/prepare

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It only takes one storm to change your life and community. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Learn how during Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9-15, 2021). hurricanes.gov/prepare #HurricanePrep #HurricaneStrong

Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 9-15, 2021. Determine your risk. Develop an evacuation plan. Assemble disaster supplies. Get an insurance check. Strengthen your home. Help your neighbor. Complete a written plan.

Everyday Harrison County residents unknowingly threaten our environment by throwing out household hazardous waste along with their regular trash. This improper disposal can destroy our environment by polluting our air, water, and soil.

To provide Harrison County residents with a safe and sanitary alternative, the ROCKCO- McFARLAND Household Hazardous Waste Site is available and open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Monday thru Friday.

CALL  228-896-0207    (Kelly Griffin)
for an Appointment for Drop-Off

The following items are accepted:
* Latex or oil based paint (5 gallon, 1 gallon, quarts and spray paint)
* Used cooking oil and Automobile Oil
* Antifreeze
* Household, Marine, and Car Batteries
* Aerosol cans
* Flammable Liquids (Such as Gasoline)
* White goods such as freezers, refrigerators, washing machines and dryers
* Fluorescent light bulbs
* Tires (up to 25 per household annually- strictly enforced)
* E-Waste (electronics) such as computers, cell phones, and televisions

The following items WILL NOT be accepted:
* Any item in a container larger than 5 (Five) gallons
* Herbicides
* Pesticides
* Asbestos
* Rubber Cement
* Roofing material
* Explosives (including flares)
* Pharmaceuticals
* Chemicals
* Construction debris
* Furniture
* Or commercial waste (business- only household waste can be accepted)

If you have any questions or need additional information, please visit our website at www.keepharrisoncountybeautiful.com or email: dkuns@co.harrison.ms.us
Beautification Director, Dianna Kuns – 228-214-1405

This week is hurricane preparedness week.  Follow the link below.

https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness

The Governor passed Executive Order 1477, which ends the Shelter in Place Order, but implements Safer at Home guidelines. See the FAQ from the Governor’s office. These rules apply to the City of D’Iberville.

Click here for Executive Order 1477

Click here for the Safer at Home FAQ

Click Here for Resolution 2448 – Resolution of the Mayor and Council Enacting Laws and Regulations Regarding the Curtailment of Expose to COVID-19 in the City of D’Iberville.

Click here for a PDF version of the information below.

The changing nature of this situation is causing mitigation strategies to be reevaluated often. City leaders continue to monitor the information and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Mississippi Department of Health. To date, the City has taken a measured approach to protect the health, safety, and well-being of our citizens. The COVID-19 pandemic is worsening exponentially. Therefore, the steps taken by the City must now be more aggressive in order to curb the transmission of disease. It has been shown that the quicker “Stay at Home” measures are put in place; the faster communities recover and life can return to normal.

Medical professionals, first responders, and military personnel are exempt from this order.

General Provisions of the Stay at Home Order – BUSINESSES and PUBLIC SPACES

• Non-essential businesses are ordered closed.
• All businesses and establishments that do not explicitly fall within the scope of “Essential Businesses,” as referred to herein, and whose very nature requires contact of less than six (6) feet, including, but not limited to, personal care and grooming businesses, tattoo parlors, spas, exercise studios, massage parlors, fitness centers and facilities, health clubs, nail salons, barber shops, cross training gyms, beauty parlors and salons, gyms, and other similar businesses located in the City of D’Iberville.
• Essential businesses are ones that the public rely on in their day-to-day life. This includes banks, hospitals, supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations, post offices, and the like. Essential businesses carry supplies necessary for survival, both in the long and short-term. Non-essential businesses are those that people frequent for pleasure, like gyms, bars, restaurants, movie theaters, museums, and concert halls, among others. For questions regarding “Essential Businesses” contact the Economic Development Department at kcompton@diberville.ms.us ,
(228) 273-3346, or (228) 236-4172.
• Gas stations with convenience stores are limited to two (2) customers inside at a time, not including employees.
City of D’Iberville Stay at Home Order per Resolution 2448 2
• Retail establishments allowed to remain open must limit customer access to less than 5% of their permitted occupancy limit, grocery stores and pharmacies are specifically exempt from the 5% occupancy limit. Please contact the Economic Development Department for questions regarding occupancy limits at contact the Economic Development Department at kcompton@diberville.ms.uskcompton@diberville.ms.us , , (228) 273-3346, or (228) 236-4172.
• Construction sites, wholesale processing, light industrial operations, etc., shall be specifically exempt from the requirement if the operation remains in compliance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) regulations and guidelines at all times during operation and activities.
• There is no change to the regulation for restaurants and they are required to provide take-out/curbside pick-up, delivery or drive-thru options. No on-premise meal service or consumption is allowed – inside, or outside.
• Room occupancy maximums at transient public lodging establishments (hotels, motels, short- term rentals, etc.) shall not exceed bed capacity of the room. (i.e. 2 beds = 2 people).
• Operating businesses must offer and/or provide customers hand sanitizer or similar type disinfectant for personal, human use, must disinfect and sanitize common areas on a regular basis, and must actively pursue all available precautions to ensure adherence to the most recent regulations or guidelines issued by the CDC, the MSDH, or the President of the United States with respect to prevention and protection against the spread of this virus, whichever is strictest, including, but not limited to, social distancing requirements, guidance on restrictions of gathering of people, and of proper hand-washing.
• Public parks and public spaces in the City may remain open on a limited basis only for those persons properly adhering to the most recent regulations or guidelines relating to COVID-19 prevention.

Information, including the complete Order, is available at www.diberville.ms.us.

General Provisions of the Stay at Home Order – RESIDENTS

Nightly Curfew – from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.

All individuals in the City of D’Iberville must adhere to the most recent regulations or guidelines issued by the CDC, the MDOH, or the President of the United States with respect to prevention and protection against the spread of this virus.

Under this order, D’Iberville residents CAN:
• Go to the grocery, convenience or warehouse store
• Go to the pharmacy to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities
• Go to medically necessary appointments (check with your doctor or provider first)
• Go to a restaurant for take-out/curbside pick-up, delivery or drive-thru only
• Care for or support a friend or family member
• Take a walk, ride your bike, hike, jog, and be in nature for exercise — keep at least six feet between you and others
• Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian, if necessary
• Help someone to get necessary supplies
• Receive deliveries from any business which delivers

Under this order, D’Iberville residents SHOULD NOT:
• Go to work unless you are providing essential services as defined by this Order*
• Visit friends and family if there is no urgent need
• Visit loved ones in the hospital, nursing home, skilled nursing facility or other residential care facility, except for limited exceptions as provided on the facility websites.

*Examples of Essential Worker Functions:
• Healthcare workers and caregivers
• Mental health and Social Service workers
• Pharmacy employees
• Workers supporting groceries, pharmacies and other retail sales of food and beverage products
• Restaurant carryout and quick-serve food operations and food delivery employees
• Farm workers
• Electricity and Utility Industry Employees
• Critical Manufacturing Employees (medical supply chains, energy, transportation, food, chemicals)
• Petroleum, Natural and Propane Gas Workers
• Transportation and Logistics Workers
• Communications and Information Technology Employees
• Financial Services and Banking Industry Employees

The City of D’Iberville seeks to assist our existing businesses during this challenging time.

Attached to this correspondence is a from and instructions from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).  The information MEMA is requesting from our businesses will be used to request an Economic Injury Declaration from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to aid in the economic loss suffered as a result of the COVID-19 event.

After completing these worksheets, please submit them directly to the MEMA State Coordinating Officer Todd DeMuth at tdemuth@mema.ms.gov  for inclusion into the SBA declaration request.

There is a deadline of April 1, 2020 to have forms submitted to Todd at MEMA.

Now is the time for all of us to be creative.  Please let us know of any ideas you may have to help your business during this time.  The City can look at ways to help make things happen.  No idea is too extreme!

Please send any and all ideas or needs you may have to your

Economic Development Department:

Kim Compton and Leslie Robertson

kcompton@diberville.ms.us or lrobertson@diberville.ms.us

(228) 273-3346 or (228) 273-3334

  • Click here, For instructions on how to complete an “Estimated Disaster Economic Injury Worksheet for Business”,
  • Click here, To fill out the worksheet,

 

 

Sidewalk and Pedestrian Study public workshop will be held on Thursday March 5, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the D’Iberville Community Center.

Hurricane Season began on June 1, 2019 and ends November 30, 2019.

Do you have flood insurance?  BE AWARE. Homeowner Insurance policies DO NOT cover flood damage OR losses.

Call the National Flood Insurance Program @ 800-427-4661 for a quote today.