Yard Waste Pick up starts April 5, 2021


Yard Waste Pick up starts April 5, 2021

Yard Waste
Yard Waste pick-ups are scheduled for the 1st Week in April thru the 1st week in December 

Yard Waste includes: Grass Clippings, leaves, garden wastes, spent flowers and plants, weeds, small tree and shrub trimming, small twigs, Halloween pumpkins, pine needles and cones, wood chips, sawdust, potting soil, clean dirt, vines, fruit and vegetable peelings.
Please do not include: meat, fish, bones, oils and fats, dairy products, pet manure, cat litter, cooked food, bread, charcoal, coffee grounds, paper products, plastics or egg shells.

  • Yard Waste must be in 35 gallon (maximum) containers with yard waste stickers, not to exceed 60 lbs. or in paper yard waste bags by 7:00am to ensure pickup.
  • Yard Waste pick-ups are scheduled for the 1st Week in April thru the 1st Week in December 
LEAVES
  • Do not rake leaves into the street.
  • All leaves must be put into paper leaf yard waste bags or trash cans labeled with a yard waste sticker. Containers are limited to 35 gallons, not to exceed 60 lbs. 
  • Plastic bags are not acceptable
  • Yard Waste Stickers are available at City Hall Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Treasury counter, or at the DPW Office located at 24211 Couzens Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Brush Chipping
A contractor will go thru the entire city every Wednesday. You do not need to call for collection.

  • Should be out by 7:00 a.m. to ensure pick up.
  • The contractor will remove up to 15 minutes worth per household per week.
  • Brush must be 4 ft. to 12 ft long, 1-6 inches in diameter, and all cut ends must be facing the same direction at the curb, neatly stacked and not tangled.
  • Brush must not have vines, dirt, roots, or debris mixed in
  • Will pick up real Christmas Trees
  • All brush under 4 ft. long must be tied and bundled, not to exceed 18 inches in diameter per bundle and can be put out to be collected with Yard Waste.
  • Any tree branches larger that 6 inches in diameter are considered logs. Logs must be cut into 2 ft lengths or less, bundled and set out with trash. Bundles can not exceed 60 lbs
  • When a resident or contractor cuts down a tree, the resident or contractor is responsible for brush removal.