Post Hurricane Matthew: Edgewater City Hall to open Monday

Edgewater damage from Hurricane Matthew / Headline SurferFlooded street in Edgewater, FL result of Hurricane Matthew / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / The aftermath of Hurricane Matthew is quite telling in Edgewater as shown in these images taken Friday. Above: A tree is sprawled across the road at Pinedale and SR 442 in Edgewater. The photo with a mailbox shows tree debris littering the road along with the bent mailbox post. The second photo shows a stretch of Woodland Road in Edgewater that is flooded with rainwater. Below, a large tree is shown fallen on top of a home. And in the inset, Edgewater crews work to clear debris from a roadway.
Damage to a house from a fallen tree in Edgewatrer from Hurricane Matthew / Headline SurferEdgewater crews clear a road of debris from Hurricane Matthew / Headline SurferBy HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

EDGEWATER, Fla. -- City offices will be open for normal hours beginning Monday and regular trash and recycling pick-up schedules will resume in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

The following bulleted items relate to edicts in Edgewater by municipal officials:
● The city’s water system remained at pressure during the entire event. The city has not issued a boil-water notice.
●  The City Council declared a local state of emergency on Friday and established of a curfew between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily.
●  All debris must be placed curbside and separated by type (vegetative, construction, electronic and household refuse). Vegetative debris should not be bagged. Leaves can be placed on top of piles of
branches but must not be bagged.
●  Due to damage to the traffic signal at U.S. 1 and Roberts Road, the Florida Department of Transportation has closed the intersection.

Edgewater Citizen Contact information: 

The city’s Citizen Information Line is staffed with personnel around the clock to field questions and concerns from residents. The number is 386-424-2400.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.