City Hosts Demonstration of New Public Sandbag Distribution System

Photo Opportunity

When:  1:30 a.m., Friday, August 10

Where: Solid Waste Services

              2525 Hygeia Street

   Who:  Lawrence Mikolajczyk, Solid Waste Services Director

              Billy Delgado, Emergency Management Coordinator

              Paul Bass, Solid Waste Services Assistant Director, Support Services         

  What:  Demonstration of new sandbag filling system

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Join us for a demonstration of the City’s latest free service! The Sandbagger is a motorized, automated sandbag filling system that will help ensure our community remains prepared every hurricane season.

Also, interim City Manager Keith Selman, Assistant Police Chief Mark Schauer, Deputy Fire Chief Richie Quintero and Emergency Management Coordinator Billy Delgado will put their sandbag filling skills to the test during a timed race.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-1655 in advance.

Media representatives can contact Solid Waste Education and Outreach Coordinator Celina Pulcher at (361) 826-1655 or by email at


Sandbagger Demo Event Map