Vandalia releases leaf collection schedule, map

VANDALIA — Cooler temperatures can only mean one thing – Fall is on the way. And with those falling temperatures mean something else will fall – leaves.

The City of Vandalia has released its 2016 leaf collection schedule and map. City officials ask that residents rake leaves into the street, not on the grassy area behind the curb. Leaves not in the street will not be picked up.

For those areas that do not have curbs, leaves must be placed immediately along the edge of the pavement. The crews will not pick up leaves more than a foot away from the roadway.

Other reminders include:

  • Leaves mixed with twigs, grass or branches cannot be collected.
  • Leaves, under, between or around parked cars cannot be collected. Move your vehicles off the street on your scheduled collection day to help expedite collection and insure the safety of our crews.
  • Leaves can be placed in regular trash bags after November 1 until March for collection on your regular pickup day. Residents are asked to place no more than two bags of leaves out per week.
  • Click here for a listing of all streets, their zones, and pick up dates.

By Darrell Wacker


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