Brownsville to distribute sandbags on Thursday

The City of Brownsville will hand out free pre-filled sandbags beginning at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 29 at Morningside Park located at 1207 S. Central Ave. and at Monte Bella Park located at 2525 W. Alton Gloor Blvd.

The distribution will run until supplies last.

Residents must show a driver’s license/ID and a Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) bill to receive the sandbags at the drive-thru event. Residents will be limited to 8 bags and businesses may receive up to 10 bags.

Hurricane season runs through Nov. 30.