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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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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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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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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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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Bulky Item Collection Canceled for 2020

NEWS RELEASEOperationsJuly 10, 2020

Bulky item collection, which the city suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will not be reinstated this year.

Johnnie Taylor, the city operations director, said that canceling bulky item collection is necessary...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Collection Changes for Memorial Day Holiday

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionMay 20, 2020

City offices will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial 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-ca...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Yard-Waste Collections To Resume May 4

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NEWS RELEASESanitation DivisionApril 28, 2020

The city will resume yard-waste collections on Monday, May 4. Collections will be made Mondays through Thursdays in keeping with the regular collection schedule, for those households that have yard carts with c...

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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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