Category: Public Works

Trash Pickup, Office Closure This Week

All City Offices will be closed tomorrow, Monday, May 30, 2016 for the Memorial Day holiday. The City will be holding our annual Memorial Day Ceremony to honor our fallen service men and women, and we encourage all to attend. For details, please see below. Due to the holiday, the refuse and recycling schedule will […]

Sunday May 29th, 2016 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Council to Discuss Recent Snow Removal Effort

At tomorrow’s Council worksession, the Council and staff will discuss and review snow removal efforts and options for future improvements. During the recent snow storm, our region received approximately 25 inches of snow in about a day and a half period of time. Thanks to our very capable Public Works crew, the City of College […]

Monday February 1st, 2016 in Public Works, Snow | 2 Comments »

Leaf Collection Calendar: Nov-Dec 2015

Please see below the updated leaf collection calendar. The green and orange boxes indicate scheduled dates on east and west side of Rhode Island Avenue respectively.

Thursday November 26th, 2015 in Announcements, Leaf collection, Public Works | No Comments »

Free Document Shredding at Public Works

Document shredding services will be available to the City residents at the Department of Public Works (9217 51st Ave) on Saturday, October 10, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bring your old tax records, medical paperwork, and any other confidential information to be shredded while you wait. All paper will be recycled. You must be […]

Sunday October 4th, 2015 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Free October Cleanup Starts Next Saturday

City’s Public Works facility (9217 51st Avenue) will be open for City residents the second and third Saturdays in October, 10/10 and 10/17, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon ONLY to drop-off bulky trash, electronics and molded/block Styrofoam® for recycling, brush, and yard waste. Electronics that may be recycled include, but are not limited to: […]

Saturday October 3rd, 2015 in Announcements, Bul recycling, Public Works | No Comments »

City Reconsidering Refuse – Recycling Routes

The re-structuring of the refuse-recycling routes effective Monday, June 15, 2015, is not working as planned for several reasons. We knew that the Brown Station Landfill had changed its operating hours, but we did not realize how much this change would affect us. They open at 8:00am rather than 7:30am, as they had for the […]

Tuesday August 4th, 2015 in Public Works | No Comments »

City offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day

All City offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Refuse, recycling and yard waste will be collected on your regular collection day. However, appointments for special pickups of brush, electronics, appliances, and bulky items will only be scheduled and made for Thursday, July 2, of this holiday […]

Tuesday June 30th, 2015 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Refuse and RecyclingCollection Route Changes from Next Monday

Starting next week, changes will occur to select areas of the refuse/recycling/yard trim collection routes in College Park. Public Works has gone door-to-door and left a doorhanger explaining the changes to those homes and businesses affected by the revised daily collection routes. Not all residents will be affected by this change. The changes are being […]

Wednesday June 10th, 2015 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

New Trash and Recycling Route to Go in Effect in June

City’s Public Works has told us that the trash and recycling routes will go in effect from June 1, 2015. Initially, the effective date was set at May 1st. The new maps on our website should show a June 1, 2015 effective date. Staff will deliver a note with a map to each household affected […]

Monday May 4th, 2015 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Annual Bulk Recycling Starts April 4

The Public Works Department is open the first 4 Saturdays in April ( April 4, 11, 18 and 25) from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for City residents to drop off trash and recycling. This is the only time you may bring items to Public Works for disposal (other than used motor oil). The following […]

Friday March 27th, 2015 in Announcements, Bul recycling | No Comments »

City Proposes Changes to Refuse and Recycling Routes

Recently, the Knox Box apartments were torn down and, because of that, our staff has seen an average reduction of over one ton of refuse on the Monday routes. As a result of this reduction in Monday pick-ups, the Department of Public Works staff is proposing to re-align our refuse and recycling routes. The proposed […]

Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 in Public Works | No Comments »

Curbside Leaf Collection to Begin Next Month

Fall is here and hence the time has arrived for the curbside leaf collection. Public Works conducts leaf collection activities in the fall, usually starting early November and ending late December/early January. Collection may continue further into January depending on weather conditions during and after the scheduled collection period. Residents can find out when their […]

Saturday October 18th, 2014 in Public Works | No Comments »

Free Shredding, Recycling and Bulk Trash Collection Services, Tomorrow

Document shredding services will be available to the College Park residents at the Department of Public Works (9217 51st Ave) on tomorrow, Saturday, from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bring your old tax records, medical paperwork, and any other confidential information to be shredded while you wait. All paper will be recycled. The City will be also accepting electronics recycling and […]

Friday October 17th, 2014 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Free Spring Clean-Up in April

The City of College Park Public Works Department (9217 51st Avenue) will be open for City residents all four Saturdays in April from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The clean up days are for City of College Park residents only; you must show proof of residency in the City of College Park to participate. Residents […]

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Thursday April 3rd, 2014 in Public Works | No Comments »