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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Heavy Trash Schedule

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2018 Brush and Heavy Trash Collections Schedule and Map Now Available


Please review the below guidelines for brush and heavy trash collection:
1. Brush must be placed separate from appliances, furniture, and trash.
2. The City is divided into five zones and each zone takes two days to collect.  Material will be collected on one of the two scheduled days. Trucks will pass only once, no late pickups or special pickups.
3. THE CITY WILL NOT COLLECT ROCK, BRICKS, DIRT, ASHES, WET PAINT AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
4. Heavy trash in excess of ten cubic yards will not be collected. This is a pile larger than 6 ft. high x 6 ft. wide x 8 ft. long
5. NO MORE THAN 10 CUBIC YARDS
6. Brush and heavy trash should be placed in front of your residence by 7:00 AM on the first day of collection and NO EARLIER THAN FIVE DAYS prior to collection date.
7. Vehicles parked in front of trash pile will prevent collection.
8. Trash stacked too close to fences, mail boxes, sign posts, under electrical wires, low hanging tree limbs, or placed too far from roadway can not be collected.


Please review the below guide lines for garbage collection:
1. Garbage service is provided twice weekly to residents on Monday and Thursday or on Tuesday and Friday.
2. Garbage is placed at the curb no later than 7:00 AM on day of collection.
3. If a holiday falls on a scheduled collection day, the garbage pickup will be deferred until the next scheduled collection day.
4. Reminder: All garbage must put in bag.

Schedule and Map
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