Public Works Spring Newsletter

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Newsletter Spring 
From the Public Works Office

The following programs are available for the City of Delavan residents.

TREE TRIMMINGS City of Delavan curbside brush collection program for 2017 will be the third Monday of each month from April to October. No phone call required for pick-up; please have branches out on the terrace by 7:30 a.m. Monday morning. The collection will start on the west side of the City, weather permitting, and continue east until all areas of the City have been covered. Crews will only go through an area one time each month. Collection dates are: April 17; May 15; June 19; July 17; August 21; September 18; & October 16.

Please note that branches must be less than 6” in diameter, a minimum of 4’ in length, but not longer than 12’, and must be stacked neatly at the curb, cut ends toward the street. Branches smaller than 4’ in length, bush cuttings, or items with roots can be brought to the Street Department, 490 Richmond Road, Monday thru Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., except holidays. Saturday hours are available between March 15 & November 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

LEAF COLLECTION is conducted in the month of April and also in the fall beginning mid October as weather permits. Leaves must be placed evenly in the street adjacent to the curb and not bagged. Leaves can also be brought to the Street Department, 490 Richmond Road. Burning of small amounts of dry leaves and dry plant clippings is allowed from March 1st through May 31st, and from September 1st through November 30th. Hours for burning are between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Burning of leaves in City streets is NOT allowed.

CITY DROP-OFF COMPOST SITE (Street Department), 490 Richmond Road, hours are 7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Saturday operation will begin March 18th and remain open until November 11th. Saturday hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This drop-off site is available to all City of Delavan residents for the disposal of brush, leaves, or grass clippings with no fee charged. Placement of materials into the dumpsters is not provided by the City.

Commercial companies engaged in the business or practice of landscaping or yard maintenance are not to deposit any material at the drop-off compost site.

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