City of Mount Pulaski announces
2018 Leaf Collection Program
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[October 18, 2018]
The City of Mount Pulaski Leaf Collection Program has been
scheduled. The program will run from October 8, 2018 to December 3,
2018. We will be utilizing our Leaf Vacuum to assist our residents
with the disposal of leaves. To help make this program a success, we
ask our residents to please follow the guidelines below:
1.) The Leaf Vacuum is designed for leaf removal only. Do not place
grass, sticks, limbs, or other debris in the leaf pile. These
foreign materials may cause damage to the machine and possible
injury to City Personnel. Foreign material will cause us to bypass
all of your leaves!
2.) Placement of the leaves is a key element to the success of the
program. Place the leaves in a row so that they are located within 4
feet of the edge of the pavement.
3.) Keep the leaf piles no higher than 3 feet, for safety and
4.) Leaves should be placed and ready for pickup by 7:30 a.m. each
Monday. We intend to collect leaves each Monday at a minimum. Other
days may be added as the work load dictates.
5.) Rake the leaves to the back of the curb, on the grass area. If
cars are continuously parked in front of your residence, please
place the leaves at the edge of your driveway.
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6.) Do not place leaves in a rocked or gravel area.
7.) Do not place leaves in the road ditches or in the street.
8.) We can pick up leaves that are either dry or wet. If you have problems with
the leaves blowing, you can wet them down. Another option is to cover the leaves
with a tarp.
9.) Do not place leaves in an area where you have previously had a fire. We will
not vacuum leaves from this area, because of the potential of smoldering
material becoming ignited inside of the Leaf Vacuum.
Leaves may also be burned in accordance with the City Ordinances. Copies of the
ordinance may be obtained by contacting City Hall.
Leaves may also be mulched by utilizing a mulching blade on your lawn mower.
Should you have any questions or concerns about this Leaf Collection Program,
please call City Hall at 792-3222.
[City of Mount Pulaski]