Brush Pick Up

Board of Public Works brush chipping policy:

– Branches/brush must be no more than 10 inches in diameter and no longer than 14 ft.

– Cut ends of branches must be stacked the same way traffic flows

– Branches should not be piled more than 5ft high

– Branches must be free of dirt and roots

– Brush must be stacked so it pulls somewhat easily from pile

– Stumps must be taken to the cities yard waste site located at 1616 Main St.

– Brush will not be allowed at the cities yard waste site located at 1616 Main St. and should be put out to the curb only unless disposed of by a private contractor

– Chipping time at each stop will be limited to 30 minutes until all stops get picked up

– Homeowners are encouraged to call 834-7779 when they put brush out to curb

– Contractor generated brush will not be accepted

– This policy is to be a general guideline and will be adjusted as circumstances warrant

– Brush should not be mixed in with leaves or other yeard waste during the city’s loose-leaf collection time

Board of Public Works loose-leaf policy:

– Materials should be placed at curb in separte piles from tree branches

– Leaves should be in a row no more than 5ft wide and approximately 3ft high

– Leaves should be placed in open areas and not around trees, streetlights, street signs and other obstacles that may make it difficult to be picked up

– Please do not place leaves in street. Place leaves between sidewalk and curb. In areas without curb & gutter place leaves as close as possible to the street. Residents placing leaves on the street or in the curb & gutter will receive a warning the first time and citations will be issued after that

– Residents may also bring their loose leaves or yard waste to the city’s yard waste site located at 1616 mian St. which is open 24 hrs 7 days a week

– Please be aware it is not accurately possible to tell residents the exact day their leaves and yard waste will be picked up