Newton County Courthouse
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Some County Roads may still be impassable, proceed with caution!
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DEADLINE May 18, 2016
If you have damage from the March
flooding and would like assistance,
you must be registered with
FEMA prior to the deadline.
FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
Deweyville Senior Citizen Center
43435 State Hwy 87 South
Orange, TX 77632
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Haga clic aquí para obtener información en Español.
Debris Removal Guidelines
Photo documentation of damaged items/debris is recommended.
Citizen Collection Stations
Bon Wier - 231 CR 4575, Bon Wier, TX 75928 - Sunday & Monday 9am - 5 pm.
(FM 1416 south of Bon Wier, to CR 4075, to CR 4575)
Old Field Community/Mid County - on FM 1416 - Friday & Saturday 9am - 5pm.
(211 CR 4100, Kirbyville, TX 75956 - from Hwy 87, east on FM 1416, right on CR 4100)
A message from Newton County:
For all flood affected areas on County Roads (CR)...
DEBRIS must be placed within the county right-of-way for collection.
Final Collection Dates
April 18 - 22 ~ the debris contractor will be performing
the second pass of debris pick up.
May 9 - 13 ~ the debris contractor will be performing
the third & Final pass of debris pick up.
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A message from TX DOT:
For all flood affected areas on State Highways and Farm Market (FM) roads... DEBRIS must be placed within the state right-of-way for collection.
DECLARING A LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER, March 10,2016
MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016 - 7:00AM
EVACUATION ORDER LIFTED - March 20, 2016 @ 11:50am
DECLARING A LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER, CONTINUED March 14, 2016
GOVERNOR STATE DECLARATION OF DISASTER, March 14, 2016
GOVERNORS' FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION REQUEST
PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION - FEDERAL ASSISTANCE, March 19, 2016
and more information coming soon...
The Red Cross will be accepting
applications for assistance.
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Southeast Texas Food Bank is accepting donations of can goods and non-perishable food items at their Beaumont location 8:30am - 4pm: 3845 S. MLK Pkwy, Beaumont.
ALL donations will be distributed to the Newton County flood areas.
Donations can also be made at the Newton County Food Share located in the
old hospital at 509 Main Street in Newton,
or at any of the Fire Departments in Newton County.
Tax Rate Information
NEWTON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Newton County's Mass Notification System:
Newton County is pleased to announce the launch of the Blackboard Connect service, our new county/town-to-resident notification system. With this service, county and city leaders can send personalized voice messages to residents and businesses within minutes with specific information about time-sensitive or common-interest issues such as emergencies and local community matters. The Connect service will be used to supplement our current communication plans and augment public safety/first responder services.
Please accept our invitation to participate in this great service. We know that your personal information is important, and rest assured that we will not share it with anyone. If you have NOT already received a test phone call from us, or you would like to provide additional contact information, click the link below to sign up.
Sign up now to get Newton County's Blackboard Connect System.