Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers,
Leaf Collection and Organic Waste Reminder
A few reminders for residents:
Spring and Fall Leaf Collection: Leaves Only: All loose leaves are to be placed curbside between March 15th and April 30th and again between October 15 and December 15. The Department of Public Works picks up every day and works their way around the Village picking up a section at a time on a revolving basis. No pick up after Dec.15. After Dec. 15 items must be held until loose leaf pick up begins again on March 15. Do not mix twigs, branches, rubbish or any other materials in the leaf piles as it contaminates the piles and they will not be accepted at the organic waste site.
Organic Waste: April 1 through December 15 – All organic must be placed curbside after 7:00 p.m. on the night before collection date on specified days only. April 13th – October 12th, Area A & B-Wednesday, October 15-December 15- Area A & B- Monday through Friday. Organic defined as all grass clippings, flowers, leaves, brush, small branches and twigs must be put in either a biodegradable paper bag or an open 30-35 gallon container. Garbage cannot be mixed in with organic waste. All bags and containers must be placed at curbside for pick up on specified days only. Branches should be in 3’ lengths bundled and tied. Christmas trees are picked up by the DPW at the curb from Dec. 26th to January 31st only. No organic pick up between Dec.15 and March 15. Items must be held.
Gas Powered Leaf Blowers: The Village does not allow gas-powered leaf blowers to be used from May 1st to October 14th and from December 16th to March 14th. Violations by a property owner or your lawn maintenance provider can result in enforcement action against the property owner including a $250.00 fine, by Village Police. Please use the below flyer to distribute to property owners or lawn maintenance providers.