Public Service Announcement
FOR IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION
Contact: Alison Stoll
Phone: (262) 473-0560
Whitewater, Wis. May 8, 2023 – Brush Collection Policy
The City will collect brush every Tuesday. Residents are asked to call the Department of Public Works at (262) 473-0560 to make an appointment. Appointments must be made by 5 a.m. on the Tuesday collection so route scheduling can be completed.
Brush located at the curbside will be collected and chipped. The first 10 minutes of chipping will be free of charge if an appointment has been received by the DPW. Any chipping after the first ten minutes will be charged to the property owner at a rate of $30.00 per ten-minute increments. ALL BRUSH PLACED AT THE CURB WILL BE COLLECTED ON THE DAY OF APPOINTMENT. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Brush must be brought to the curbside and placed with the cut ends facing the street. Brush cannot be brought to the curbside before 4 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the scheduled Tuesday for collection. Brush must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on Tuesday.
*In addition, the Compost Site is open for residents on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
BRUSH TO BE ACCEPTED OR NOT ACCEPTED
Brush must be a minimum of 3/4" and a maximum 6” in diameter. The brush must be a minimum of 3 feet in length.
Vines, rakings, roots, and root balls will not be accepted. Property owners can dispose of vines, rakings, roots, and root balls at the compost site. The City reserves the right to not collect brush for just cause.
MAJOR STORM DAMAGE BRUSH COLLECTION
Major storm damage brush collection will be done at no charge. The City will determine and announce emergency storm related brush collections. Council approved 7/18/95
Director of Public Works
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