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How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10601
10/16/00 01:24 PM
10/16/00 01:24 PM
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Daemyon Offline OP
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Daemyon  Offline OP
The thought occurred to me as I read the plethera of posts, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous...does the Town Board have enough of its' equipment up and running to actually do any good? If I remember correctly, a lot of it didn't work BEFORE the strom hit...was it in that same state when the storm hit? How much damage did the winds/water do to the functioning machinery?

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10602
10/16/00 01:27 PM
10/16/00 01:27 PM
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oregon, spr
Marty Offline

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Marty  Offline
what equipment are you referring to?

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10603
10/16/00 06:04 PM
10/16/00 06:04 PM
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Daemyon Offline OP
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Daemyon  Offline OP
Any and all! Grader, backhoe, dredger, loader, dumtrucks; anything that will clear, dig, scoop or move large quantities of refuse!!!

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10604
10/16/00 06:48 PM
10/16/00 06:48 PM
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Hell...I was thinkin' typewriters, computers, adding machines, copiers, etc.

Glad you clarified outside work vs. indoor work....LOL

Oh yea...and don't forget that little swivel fan that suppliments the A/C [Linked Image]

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10605
10/16/00 06:58 PM
10/16/00 06:58 PM
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Daemyon Offline OP
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Daemyon  Offline OP
And the answer is???

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10606
10/16/00 08:05 PM
10/16/00 08:05 PM
Joined: Jun 2000
Posts: 62
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Bel...
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Emile,
Are you just curious, bored or are you considering a career in the road building business? From what I saw, the graders, backhoe, etc. were operational and working when i left. Even the little silver pickup truck of "Jimbo's" was hard at work.

Relax, you are in no danger of having to donate your Tonka Toys to the relief effort!

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10607
10/17/00 02:36 AM
10/17/00 02:36 AM
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Sorry Daemyon....yes...they have sent in additional heavy equipment. We are actually well stocked. 2 brand new dump trucks, a few tractors that are helping pull phone and power poles around....(a little tricky turning corners I might add....lol)...and a couple front end loaders, if that is the correct name?

Anyway....I think they have it covered pretty good. The clean up in the San Pedrito area is moving much faster due to the extra equipment...thank God.

Thanks for asking though.

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10608
10/17/00 08:57 AM
10/17/00 08:57 AM
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Daemyon Offline OP
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Daemyon  Offline OP
Thanks Tammy, I do have a vested interest, as you well know...
Hmmm, I could have sworn I posted a response to THAT one by Celeste...must have gotten lost in the hurricane!

Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10609
10/17/00 09:48 AM
10/17/00 09:48 AM
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What are they doing with the debri?
Burning?
Dumping in the dumpsite?
Hauling away from the Island by barge?
What?


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Re: How is San Pedro Town Board fairing? #10610
10/17/00 11:21 AM
10/17/00 11:21 AM
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Sandshaker Offline
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Being hauled to the landfill at the southend of the island and burned or buried.

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