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City of Mount Pulaski announces pickup dates for landscape waste

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[April 04, 2014]  MOUNT PULASKI  The city of Mount Pulaski has announced this year's schedule for landscape waste pickup. Pickup days will be as follows: April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1.

On the above dates, the city of Mount Pulaski will remove landscape waste that has been placed within the area between the sidewalk and the edge of the street. If the weather is bad on the scheduled dates, pickup will be on the next day with good weather.

The following rules must be followed:

  • Have your landscape waste ready for pickup by 7 a.m. on the scheduled dates. All small debris, grass, leaves, small sticks, etc. must be in bags. Note: This is a new requirement

  • Do not place any material in the street or on the sidewalks.

  • Place all material within 6 inches of the edge of the pavement.

  • Do not remove entire trees from your private property and place them for the city pickup. If you hire a contractor to remove your trees, have your contractor haul the material to the sewage treatment plant and place the material in the proper location.

  • Excessive amounts of material will not be removed by the city.

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  • The sewage treatment plant is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  (excluding winter months). Please feel free to take debris there any time during those hours.

  • The sewage treatment plant is for landscape waste ONLY and is to be used by Mount Pulaski residents only.

A separate notice for fall leaf pickup service will be published at a later date.

Should you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 792-3222.

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