leaves oboOWENSBORO, Ky. (10/10/13) - The Owensboro Sanitation Department will soon begin converting its equipment over for leaf collection duties. After that conversion is complete, the department will not be able to collect yard waste items that are not bagged for collection.

The final opportunity to have limbs and brush collected will be on our customer’s last scheduled trash collection day during the week of October 14-18. During that week, trucks will make a final pass through neighborhoods. The last day for collections will be:
 - Monday customers: 14 October
 - Tuesday customers: 15 October
 - Wednesday customers: 16 October
 - Thursday customers: 17 October
 - Friday customers: 18 October

Crews will collect items that are six inches in diameter or smaller. Please remember to have items out by 6 a.m. on collection day and that we are unable to collect root balls, dirt or contractor cuttings. Please remember to bag loose material such as garden cuttings and trimmings. Crews will continue to collect yard waste items that are bagged and placed curbside throughout leaf collection season. As always, there are no additional charges for yard waste collections.

Leaf season will begin in Zone 1 on Tuesday, October 22. View the city’s leaf collection zone map or sign up for leaf collection text alerts at www.owensboro.org. Be sure to:
- Place leaves curbside, in your yard, not on sidewalk or in the street.
- Do not wet leaves. Frozen leaves may damage our vacuum equipment.
- Do not place leaves over water meter covers or other obstructions.
- Do not mix leaves with other brush, sticks or trash.
- Do not block leaf piles with vehicles.

For faster service during Leaf Season, you can bring bagged leaves to the orange dumpsters located in the Sportscenter Parking Lot on Hickman Avenue. These dumpsters are for use by city residents only.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Abby Shelton

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

1 DOW 16,925.35
+13.06 (0.08%)    
2 S&P 1,995.55
-0.28 (-0.01%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,757.04
-34.11 (-0.71%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by

In Other News...

Dr. Robert McIver to Conduct KWC Reunion with Settle Memorial Choir

OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/7/15) — Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Homecoming Weekend will feature a special choir reunion at the… Read More

McConnell Bill To Help Families Adopting Children From Congo

WASHINGTON, D.C. (10/7/15) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday that the Adoptive Family… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4573

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4063

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 3914

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3414

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 3123

Mahr Park Project Manager Describes Present,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13135

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11193

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 07, 2015 4063

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 2656

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
October 07, 2015 2098

3 From Greenville Indicted On Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 895

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 889

McConnell Bill To Help Families Adopting Children…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 608

Lt. Gov. Urges Continued Healthcare Path for…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 597

MCC Participating in Used Mobile Phone Drive to…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 461

Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday Oct. 6, 2015

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 459

UPDATE: Mortons Gap Boil Water Advisory Lifted

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 427

Two Arrested On Drug Charges After Investigation

by SurfKY News