Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Friday's the last day for curbside leaf collection. Get rakin'.
The Department of Public Works started collecting leaves deposited at the side of the road in mid-October, with operations starting on the north side of the city. However all good things must come to an end, and if you haven't cleared the yard yet, you have until Friday to see the street 'leaf sucker' come through to take them away. The DPW will finish operations on Nov. 30, and there will be no spring pick up. DPW asks that you do not leave the piles in ditches, and piles should not obstruct the roadway. Simply rake up to the edge of the blacktop. In areas where there is curb and gutter, rake leaves to the edge of the curb so as not to obstruct the gutters. Leaves should not be bagged. No tree branches, garden plants, or vines should be …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
It's likely the winds from the remnants of Hurricane Sandy have knocked the last of the leaves off your trees. Whether you're raking them to the curb, or burning them, there are ordinances in place related to leaf disposal.
It's nearly November, and there aren't too many leaves left to fall from the trees and clutter your lawn. Residents have the option to mulch, burn or rake leaves to dispose of them, and here are reminders of how to do so without getting into trouble. Burning leaves Raking leaves to the curb or edge of the street
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Originally planned for end of the month, Muskego Public Works Department moves up operations, but reminds residents to keep public safety in mind when putting leaves near the road.
City officials have decided to move up the leaf collection schedule, and have already started operations, about two weeks earlier than originally announced. Dave Simpson, Director of Public Works, made the announcement during the Public Works committee meeting Monday night after Alderman Rob Wolfe raised a question on it. Wolfe had asked how the city would enforce its policy to ensure safety when residents are placing their leaves at the curb. "I've seen piles that are covering the roadway, and in places it's down to one lane, and I want to know if there's a policy on how people need to get their leaves picked up," Wolfe said. Simpson said operations had already begun, and that the rules were posted on the city's website. He explained that…