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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Bulky Item Collection Begins March 1

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionFeb. 22, 2021

The city’s annual bulky item pick-up begins March 1 and will run through Sept. 3. Collection crews will go through the city street by street, collecting bulky items that garbage crews cannot accept. Fu...

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Sanitation
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Sanitation Collections Make-Up Plan

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionFeb. 18, 2021

Sanitation crews will make-up missed Thursday garbage and yard-waste collections on Friday. Residents with Friday garbage collection will have their garbage picked up on Monday. Thursday recycling routes will be...

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Sanitation
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Contingency Plan for Sanitation Collections

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionFeb. 17, 2021

City residents who have garbage, yard-waste or recycling collections Thursday should roll out their carts as usual. Officials will assess road conditions in the morning and determine if collections will proceed....

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Sanitation
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Leaf Collection Begins Nov. 2

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionOct. 27, 2020

City crews will start collecting leaves on Monday, Nov. 2, in the southwest quadrant of the city (quadrant 2), which is the area south of U.S. 421 and west of U.S. 52.

Collection will proceed clockwise by quadra...

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Sanitation
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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Sanitation
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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Sanitation
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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Sanitation
Posted on: June 2, 2021

New Curbside Collection Exemption Requirements Take Effect July 1

Letters have been mailed to city households that currently are exempt from curbside garbage collection to ensure they are aware of new exemption requirements that take effect next month.

As of July 1, the city will stop providing backyard garbage collectio...

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