Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Fall Sweep Will Begin Oct. 23

The City of Sallisaw will hold a “Fall Sweep” beginning Oct. 23.

City officials said all items must be curbside no later than 7 a.m. on Oct. 23.

Brush, junk and metal must be separated into separate piles. Do not stack any items near water meters, gas meters or fire hydrants. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prohibits picking up tires, batteries, oil, paint or other hazardous materials.

Officials asked, “Please do not place items curbside more than one week prior to Oct. 23. This service is only for residential customers living inside the city limits of Sallisaw only.”

Any debris left by contractors must be disposed of by the contractor. The city will not pick up debris left from any type of land clearing. City crews will go through each neighborhood only once, so it is important that all material to be picked up be at the curbside by 7 a.m. Oct. 23.

FALL City Wide Cleanup Regulations
The City of Sallisaw holds scheduled clean-up weeks for residential customers inside the city limits. Items left for pick-up must be divided into separate piles for brush, junk, and metal. Items must not be stacked near water meters, gas meters, or fire hydrants.

* City crews will only go through each neighborhood once. Once they pass your street, crews will not return and residents will be responsible for disposal.

* This service is for residential customers only. Any debris left from contractors must be disposed of by the contractor. The city will not pick up any debris from construction or land clearing of any type.

* Do not allow persons to bring material to your residence from outside the city or other locations. This service is for city residents only. If material is suspected of coming from another location, the city will not pick it up and residents will be responsible for the disposal.

* All items must be curbside by 7 a.m. on the start date of the cleanup.

* Citizens may start placing items curbside one week prior to cleanup start date.

* Items must be stacked neatly curbside. Do not stack items near gas meters or fire hydrants.

* Metal must be separated from other material.

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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