Bellevue, Sarpy County set up storm debris drop-off sites, ask state to declare emergency

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 23:10:09-04

Bellevue and Sarpy County officials met this afternoon to discuss the response and ongoing cleanup efforts following Friday's storm and tornados, and request the governor's office declare a state of emergency for the area.

Sarpy County residents can bring tree debris (no construction components or other debris, unless listed below) to the following locations:


Cedar Island & Rose Lane, north of Cornhusker until 8 p.m. Monday. (Site closed to the public after that.)

On Tuesday, bring debris to Haworth Park, north of the softball fields, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., through June 25.

Papillion Sanitation Transfer Station's schedule has yet to be released.


Papillion Public Works, 99th Circle & Portal Road, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday; and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. over the weekend. Bring limbs, branches and debris including storm-damaged trampolines, playsets, siding and shingles, wood and vinyl fencing, and decking material. More information available at


The following sites, unmanned due to staffing limitations, do not have set hours and will remain open until further notice.

Spruce & Railroad

Main & Railroad

Third & Poplar

Wehrspann Lake

Papio-Missouri Natural Resource District at Wehrspann Lake, south of Highway 370 at approximately 158th Street, will be open during daylight hours on Tuesday and staffed from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

La Vista

La Vista Soccer Complex, near 66th and Harrison streets, will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. through Monday, June 26.