We are activating County self-service sandbag stations similar to the island self-service operations as follows:
- Rubonia and Myakka City sites Saturday morning 8am
- GT Bray and Convention Center sites Saturday at noon depending on storm track at 8am.
Rubonia Community Center, 1309 72nd St. E., Palmetto.
G.T. Bray Park at 5502 33rd Ave. Dr. W., Bradenton
Bradenton Area Convention Center at 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto
Myakka City Community Center, 10060 Wauchula Road, Myakka City Fl
Holmes Beach, Longboat Key offering sandbags as Tropical Storm Laura tracks toward Florida
Please note these are self-service sites. Anna Maria has a continuous self-service site near passage key park that is not mentioned.
Longboat Key is offering up to 10 sandbags per person until 3 p.m. Friday and again from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 100 Broadway St.. You’ll need to fill your own bags, but all supplies to do so will be available.
In Holmes Beach, sandbagging materials have already been in place for the past two weeks.