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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Friday Garbage Collection Changed for Easter Holiday

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City offices will be closed Friday, April 10, for the Easter holiday. CityLink, the city’s citizen service call center, will be staffed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to assist citizens and will be available outside of those hours for water, sewer and ot...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Bulky Item Collections Suspended

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionMarch 30, 2020

The city has suspended its annual bulky item collection until further notice due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Suspending collections will ensure sufficient staffing for garbage collections and prevent c...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Inside Operations - March/April 2020

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Read the newest edition of Inside Operations, plus sign up to receive the next one in your inbox.

In this edition:

• Stormwater CCTV• Information on Bulky Item Collection• Composting 101• Welcome Aboard - New Employee Cam...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Bulky Item Collection Begins March 2

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionFeb. 24, 2020

The city’s annual bulky item pick-up begins March 2 and will run through Sept. 4. Collection crews will go through the city street by street, collecting bulky items that garbage crews cannot accept. Fu...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Collection Changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionJan. 15, 2020

City offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CityLink 311, the city’s citizen service call center, will not be staffed but non-911 emergency calls will be forward...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Some Friday Sanitation Collections To Be Delayed

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Some Sanitation Division collections scheduled for Friday, Dec. 20, will be delayed. Residents should leave their carts out at the curb pending a make-up collection.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Collection Changes, CityLink Staffing for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionDec. 18, 2019

City offices will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday and Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day holiday. CityLink 311, the city’s citizen service call center, will be ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Collection Changes, CityLink Staffing for Thanksgiving Holiday

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionNov. 20, 2019

City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, for the Thanksgiving holiday. CityLink 311, the city’s citizen service call center, will be closed on Thanksgiving Day but will be open ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Collection Changes for Veterans Day Holiday

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionNov. 6, 2019

City offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, for the Veterans Day holiday. CityLink 311, the city’s citizen service call center, will not be staffed but non-911 emergency calls will be forwarded to on-c...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Leaf Collection Begins Nov. 4

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionOct. 29, 2019

City crews will start collecting leaves on Monday, Nov. 4, in the eastern quadrant of the city (quadrant 1), which is the area roughly east of U.S. 52 and New Walkertown Road.

Collection will proceed clockwise by...

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