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Woodville Council sets new Limb, Green Waste Policy
Tyler County Booster - April 2009
Woodville City Administrator Chuck Comte told City Councilmen Monday that an increasing number of folks were leaving an increasing amount of limbs, leaves and other green waste near (and on) the streets to the point that a new policy needed to be created. After lengthy discussion, Council approved the new policy. The service is only for single family residential pickup within the city and a summary follows. Bagged leaves/grass clippings: The solid waste department will collect up to 10 bags of leaves/grass clippings at no charge. Additional bags will be picked up at a cost of $1.50 per bag. Limbs smaller than six inches: Up to 3 cubic yards will be picked up approximately once a month at no charge. Limbs in excess of 3 cubic yards, up to 6 cubic yards, will be picked up at a charge of $25. Any amount over 6 cubic yards will be picked up by the 6 cubic yard truckload at a charge of $50 per truckload. The resident must call in to City Hall to request that they be placed on the pickup list for amounts over 3 yards. Limbs over 6 inches and up to 12 inches: Must be cut into 6 foot lengths. These will be picked up at a charge of $50 per 6 cubic yard truckload. This service must be requested by calling City Hall. The Solid Waste department can not pick up limbs in excess of 12 inches, tree trunks in excess of 12 inches or root balls. All green waste to be picked up must be placed at curb or street side, but not in the street. All charges for service will be included on utility bill unless arrangements are made for payment, paid in advance, before pickup. Any residential customer can call City Hall and request permission to haul their green waste to a city facility at no charge. There must be no metal or treated wood mixed with the green waste Trash carts provided by the city are not to be used for green waste.