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City cleanup days set for April 15-16

Tuesday, April 8, 2003 Posted 11:00 a.m.
The annual residential spring cleanup day for Minonk has been scheduled. Cleanup for Chestnut Street and west of Chestnut Street is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15 and east of Chestnut Street is scheduled for Wednesday, April 16.

The following items will NOT be accepted with Spring Cleanup items: Landscape materials, hazardous waste materials, roofing and other construction materials, gas and fuel tanks, window glass, and clothing apparel.

City Administrator Trent Smith noted that there will be a charge for tires--$3 for car tires, $5 for truck tires and $25 for tractor tires. The cleanup cost to the city will be $5,000.

All items must be placed at the curb or berm by 7:00 am the morning of collection but not before the weekend before the pickup, which is April 12. No pickups will be made in alleys. Garbage and recycling items must be set out separately from spring cleanup items.

This service is provided only to residential properties within the corporate limits within the City of Minonk. All items must be from residences within the city limits.