Perry-area readers of ThePerryNews.com are reminded the annual city-sponsored spring cleanup begins tomorrow and runs through Wednesday — April 18 to April 20, weather permitting — in accordance with the following pickup schedule:
Monday, April 18 – Crews will pickup east of First Avenue and south of Willis Avenue
Tuesday, April 19 – Crews will pickup east of First Avenue and north of Willis Avenue
Wednesday, April 20 – Crews will pickup all areas west of First Avenue
Items must be placed between the curb and property line by 7 a.m. to guarantee pickup.
Once an area is completed, crews will not return. Crews will pick up special phone-in
requests on Thursday, April 21.
Small cleanup items must be placed in trash bags, sturdy boxes or other disposable containers no larger than a garbage can. Loose bits and pieces will not be picked up.
The city will not accept the following items: car, truck or tractor tires, hazardous materials of any kind, batteries of any kind, paint cans (unless empty and/or dried out), brush, concrete and metal bed springs.
There is a minimum cost of $25 for up to one-half of a dump truck load. Each additional half-load or portion thereof will be charged an additional $25. A separate charge of $25 will be applied for each appliance and $15 for each microwave. A separate charge of $20 will be applied for each box spring, mattress or sofa.
Statements will be sent to residents by the city of Perry in May 2016.
For more information, call the Perry City Hall at 515-465-2481.