The City of Marshalltown continues to deal with emergency response efforts related to the storm that affected our community earlier today around 11:35 a.m. Here are some things to note.
- Please refrain from unnecessary travel. There are power lines and trees down throughout the community. Avoid unnecessary travel so first responders and utility workers can safely perform their duties.
- Marshall County 911 is operational. Please refrain from calling 911 for non-emergency problems. The non-emergency number is 641.754.5725.
- Do not call 911 or the non-emergency number to ask questions about the weather, your power being out, or blocked streets.
- If you have a natural gas leak at or near your home or place of business, EVACUATE and call 911.
- Marshalltown Transit has shut down bus routes for today. Tomorrow’s schedule is to be determined.
- Place vegetative debris (trees limbs, etc.) on the curb.
- DO NOT place construction debris on the curb until further notice.
- Stay home. Stay away from down power lines.
- Power remains out in Marshalltown. Alliant is aware and they are working to resolve this. We should be prepared for power to remain out for an extended period.
- The city council meeting for August 10 has been canceled. An emergency meeting of the city council is being planned for August 12 at noon.
- Mayor Greer has declared a civil emergency for Marshalltown.
The City of Marshalltown is working quickly to clear debris from roadways. Please be patient and watch the city website for updates (https://www.marshalltown-ia.gov/).
For more information, please contact Police Chief Michael Tupper by calling 641.754.5771 or via email at email@example.com.