The Public Works Department is comprised of four divisions (Service, Water, Waste Water, and Cemetery) which are basically responsible for the administration and maintenance of roadways, sign installation and repair, snow and ice control, brush and leaf collection programs, Public Works buildings and property maintenance, storm and sanitary sewer maintenance and repair, waste water treatment, cemetery maintenance, water billing, collections, mains, meters, hydrants, valve maintenance and repairs, all City vehicle maintenance and repair, and the monitoring of all services contracted out.
The Service Department begins leaf collection on or about the beginning of October every year and continues until all leaves are picked up.The city is divided into four sections with a truck in each section, continuous rounds of each section will be made. The city collects approximately 6000 cubic yards of leaves every year.
Brush and Branch Collection - Branch pick up will be the first full week of every month from April to October. All items need to be placed on the tree lawn by Monday morning for chipper. Place branches on treelawn with cut end facing the street. Branches cannot be larger than 10 inches in diameter. You must call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 and your address will be placed on a list for pick up.
UNACCEPTABLE - rose bushes, grape vines, pricker bushes, (these items need to be placed in trash bag or bundled and put out for weekly trash collection). Railroad ties and stumps have to be hauled away at homeowner's expense.
The Service Department will snake out the sanitary sewer from your house to the street providing a cleanout is installed in the house. Call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. We have adjusted the frequency the sewer service is available. Beginning April 1, 2015, the sewer service will only be available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Should an issue arise with your sanitary sewer over the weekend and the days it is not available, you will be advised to contact a plumber.
Effective January 1, 2014, we will only service sanitary lines two (2) times a year, any additional servicing will have to done by a plumber of your choice at residents expense.
The Service Department has the right to refuse to snake a home that is unsafe, unlawful, lacks maintenance or in disrepair. The home must have running water, electric and provide sufficient lighting for the work area. The City is not responsible for any damage or necessary clean up during the snaking of the sewer lateral.
When the following holidays fall on a Tuesday or Wednesday, trash and recyclables will be picked up one day late.
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day