The Public Works Department has the following helpful hints to insure better service, efficiency and safety:
Each bundle, bag, or container of yard waste must weigh less than 50 pounds.
Yard waste is limited to 10 bags or a pile that is no larger than 4 cubic yards, anything over this is subject to a charge ($20 minimum), which will be added to your utility bill.
If you choose to put your yard waste in a container, the container should be an approved garbage container, not to exceed 50 gallons, have handles and a tight fitting lid.
Clippings and tree branches are to be bundled and must be 6 feet or less in length
Duct tape makes a good bundler.
Yard waste and/or bulk items should be placed:
In your yard and not your neighbor's or a vacant lot
Within 3 feet (3') of the curb
No earlier than 7 p.m. the day before your collection day
No later than 7 a.m. the morning of collection
Away from power lines and poles, mailboxes, or anything that might interfere with the "claw'
Bulk items (furniture, appliances, toys, and carpet) are collected with your yard waste; however, there is a charge for anything over 4 cubic yards. Four cubic yards is about the size of a pick-up truck bed.
If there is to be a charge for the item the Sanitation Driver will take a photo of the item in question. The Operations Manager will determine the cost ($20 minimum) and will place the charge on your utility bill.
The Sanitation Division works all but the following days: