October is Bulk Trash Month!

Posted on October 6, 2020

Ward 1- October 7th

Ward 2- October 14th

Ward 3- October 21st

Ward 4-October 28th

Please be advised that the trucks may start earlier depending upon the amount of big trash that is put out. If you have your items out on your big trash day by 5:30 am, they will be picked up as long as you follow the guidelines below;

INCLUDES but is not limited to: household appliances, furniture, mattresses, fencing (up to 4 panels) and similar non-contracted items. Compressors must be removed from all appliances BEFORE collection.  Doors on refrigerators and other bulky items MUST be removed.

EXCLUDED items include hospital and medical waste, poisons, acids and caustics, explosives, dirt and rocks, sewage and liquid waste, nuclear materials, gasoline, kerosene, propane tanks, degreasers, lubricants, tires and rims, antifreeze, paint, and commercial construction debris, bricks or concrete. For questions call sanitation at 491-6474.

SIZE OF MATERIAL: Lengths not to exceed 10 feet or a weight exceeding 250 pounds. Tree trimmings and branches must be in piles with individual branches not longer than 8 feet and dead trees not more than 6 inches in diameter.

The TOTAL amount allowed is 8 cubic yards (roughly equal to 2 full size pickup beds level with the top of the cab). If you go over the allowed amount-A base flat fee of thirty-five (35.00) dollars shall be made for the removal of the material up to and including the first cubic yard. Additional material may be included and removed at a charge of fifteen (15) dollars per cubic yard up to a maximum of forty 40 cubic yards (Ord. 1124, 2012)

PLACEMENT AND LOCATION: Place at least 5 feet from mailboxes, cars, shrubs, or anything else that could interfere with hand loading or mechanical equipment. Items shall be placed at least 10 feet away from utility poles, guywires, signs, fire hydrants and gas meters to allow mechanized pick up.

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