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Sanitation Department

Garbage pickup is twice per week

 Monday & Thursday, West of River -- Tuesday & Friday, East of River

 

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Only bags with “TRF” printed on them will be picked up by the Sanitation Dept. Bags must be tied.   This means no un-bagged garbage will be picked up. (The only exception is broken glass, which should be boxed separately.)  Any questions regarding household or yard waste  pickup - call the Streets/Sanitation Department at 681-3640 or the Utilities Billing Office at 681-4145.

 

BULKY ITEMS

Bulky items are picked up the day of normal service.   Exception: appliances are picked up on Wednesdays.  Freon from appliances is recovered by the City, so please don’t tamper with the compressor lines.

All large items, (i.e., chairs, appliances, etc.) must have an authorized ORANGE sticker attached to them to be picked up.   Stickers are issued during bag handout, based on the rate schedule.

Extra stickers can be purchased at a cost of $5.00 each.

 

BOXES

Boxes will be classified as “bulky items” when filled and a sticker is required.  Boxes must be able to be handled by two employees.  Four to six smaller boxes will require only one sticker.  Empty boxes are picked up at no additional cost.

 

CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS

Construction debris is the contractor’s responsibility.  This includes roofing, siding, old carpeting etc.

 

Grass & Yard Waste

Grass Clippings: Residents are encouraged to mulch their grass clippings. There is a disposal site for grass clippings only, located at the Streets/Sanitation Department at 1121 N. Atlantic – this is for UNBAGGED grass clippings only.  See map.

Leaf Pickup: Leaves are be picked up in the spring and fall by wards.  See the leaf-vac link above.

Branch Pickup: Residents may place bundled branches (maximum 5-foot lengths) at their garbage pickup site for pickup once a week.  Customers may also bring branches directly to the disposal site at the Streets/Sanitation  Department at 1121 Atlantic Ave. N. and place them in the clearly marked site. This service is for residents only and is not for the use of contractors hired for the removal of trees.  Any questions please call the Streets/Sanitation Department at 681-3640.

 

DO'S & DON'TS PLEASE

Concrete, batteries and tires will not be picked up.

Don’t fill boxes or bags with dirt or sod – will not be picked up.

Auto parts will not be picked up.

Don’t put rocks, boards, or concrete in leaf piles – this will damage equipment.

Put all empty corrugated cardboard boxes out separately – no need for sticker.

Put all large items – couches, appliances out with sticker on each piece.

 

BAG HAND-OUT

Owners receive all their bags in June.

Renters will receive ½ of their garbage bags in June and the other ½ in December.

Bags are given to the person responsible for payment of the utility bill.

Bags are distributed in June and December at the Streets/Sanitation Building located at 1121 Atlantic Ave. N.

During all other times, the bags are distributed through the Utilities Billing Office in City Hall.

 

MONTHLY COLLECTION FEES

 

BAGS

STICKERS

MONTHLY CHARGE

 
50

2

**$9.75

**Based on income

75 3 15.25  
100 4 16.75  
150 6 20.75  
200 8 24.50  
250 10 28.50  
300 12 32.25  
350 12 36.25  
400 12 40.00  
500 12 47.75  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Options for Additional Bags:  If all bags are used before June - or December for renters.

Purchase at $1.50 each.

Elect to move up to the next level.  Bags will be pro-rated until the next bag distribution date.

Anyone wanting to move up must notify Billing Office at 681-4145 prior to the 15th of the month.

 

Residential customers who drop their utility services for several winter months will be pro-rated on the number of bags they will receive (i.e. 6 months=50 bags; 9 months=75 bags).

 

 

Apartments:  All garbage from apartments must be in TRF labeled bags and be placed in the location or containers provided for by the apartment complexes.