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Wilson County News
December 13, 2010 | 4,416 views | 8 comments

For at least the next 90 days, Wilson County is under a burn ban. This comes after a unanimous vote by the commissioners court at its Dec. 13 meeting.

Those living in unincorporated areas where trash pickup services are unavailable are permitted to burn household trash in screened burn barrels. This type of burning is only permitted during daylight hours.

Certain types of agricultural burning are still allowed, pending prior approval from the Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office. The office can be contacted at 830-393-8503.

For more, read the Dec. 15 print edition of the Wilson County News.
 

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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
February 24, 2011 11:18am
 
Under Texas Local Government Code Section 352.081, a burn ban can be instituted for a maximum period of 90 days the Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) number is at 575 or higher or if the governor has declared a disaster. As ... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
February 24, 2011 9:01am
 
The 90 days is about over - Does that mean the burn ban will no longer be in effect automatically after 90 days or do they need to vote again to make it OK to burn??

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
January 10, 2011 8:23am
 
"for once"???....

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
January 9, 2011 2:34pm
 
For once I agree with Rock'n chair (on a few points). Why 90 days? - Should be a week to week call. I can see why the burn ban is required after no rain for awhile but today it is safer than ever after all the rain so why ... More ›

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
January 9, 2011 9:23am
 
For the next 90 days? Are they using a crystal ball to see into the future? What happens if we get some good rain, like, eh, last night?? And, if it's ok to burn trash in a burn barrel for some folks, why not all folks? ... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
January 8, 2011 7:15am
 
Thanks for the clarification - It seems some people do not know (or care??) as I still see buring

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
January 7, 2011 1:05pm
 
Unless otherwise permitted by the Wilson County Health and Public Safety office, the only burning allowed to take place in a burn ban is household trash -- not yard waste -- in a screened burned barrel. This type of ... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
January 7, 2011 12:43pm
 
Stupid Question - Does the burn ban include small residential fires like small piles of leaves?? I ask since I have seen it happening all over recently.

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