City announces brush pick-up

The city of Dunkirk Public Works Department announces that brush pickup will begin on Tuesday in District A. District B will be picked up the week of Sept. 9, District C will be picked up the week of Sept. 16 and District D will be picked up the week of Sept. 23.

Brush must be at the curb by 7:30 a.m. on the Monday of the respective collection week, but no earlier than the previous Saturday. City crews will collect each area only once.

Brush placed at the curb after the crews pass by will not be collected and will be ticketed as a violation of the city code and property owners will be prosecuted.

Brush should be bundled with string or twine no more than 4 feet long, diameter of no more than 18 inches and shall weigh no more than 65 pounds.

Bundles should be placed between the sidewalk and curb, but should not be placed near any posts, trees, water or sewer boxes, etc. which could be damaged during removal operations. Brush placed on city property other than the area fronting the respective residential property will be ticketed.

City residents may also drop brush off at the Public Works facility on Lucas Avenue. When dumping, note the separate pile for leaves, pine and other woods. Please do not mix.


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