Roadside, Limbs & Leaves
NEW COLLECTION RULES WENT INTO EFFECT FEBRUARY 1, 2017 FOR ROADSIDE(BULK) AND LIMBS
White goods, furniture, bulk items and excess household trash will be picked up for a fee of $20.00 / trip using a 1/2 ton pickup truck. For pickup requests larger than a 1/2 ton pickup truck, a 1.5 yard dumpster bag can be purchased for a charge of $86.00. This charge covers landfill fees, cost of the bag, and labor for one operator and one laborer to collect the bag.
Limbs are picked up Monday through Thursday each week on the same route as Garbage Collection. Limbs should be placed behind the curb for pick up. A pile of limbs equal to a 1-ton pickup truck load (10ft x 10ft x 4ft) per residence per week will be collected without charge. For piles lager than the accepted size, homeowners/tenants will be notified that they have the option of removing the limbs or paying for the pickup at a rate of $50.00 for each 30 minutes (or fraction thereof).
The City is not responsible for removing limbs or tree trimmings resulting from work done by a paid contractor. These limbs should be removed by the contractor in a timely manor.
All refrigerators and other appliances that may contain hazardous gas must be tagged by a qualified technician following the removal of the gas. Doors on these appliances must be removed prior to placement at the curb and scheduling collection.
To Schedule a collection:A resident must go to the Public Works Office, pay the appropriate fee and receive a receipt. The collection will be entered into the work order system and scheduled for pickup the following day. (No refunds will be issued).
LEAF SEASON 2016-2017
October 17, 2016 thru February 17, 2017
Starting in October each year the City’s Public Works Department begins the process of retrieving leaves left at the roadside curb. “Only leaves will be vacuumed.” This "leaf season" runs thru mid February. At all other times leaves must be bagged for pickup. Other pickups will remain as noted above.
City leaf crews will be operating a route that will encompass the entire City. You can expect to have your leaves removed within 7-10 business days. It is our goal to make it to every street within this specified time. Please notify our Department if we fail to pick up your leaves within 10 business days. We ask for your patience as we try to accommodate all of our citizens during this time.
We respectfully ask that you place all leaves in the grass area behind the curb and off the roadway. This will assist the City in complying with the Federal Mandated Water Pollution Control Guidelines, by preventing leaves from washing into the storm drains, causing blockages and increases in sedimentation and other organic materials.