Spring Clean-Up

Spring Clean-Up items will be collected bewteen April 21 to April 23, weather permitting, according to the following schedule:

• Monday, April 21 - east of 1st Street and south

of Willis Avenue

• Tuesday, April 22 - east of 1st Street and north

of Willis Avenue

• Wednesday, April 23 - All areas west of 1st

Street

All 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 24.

The cost will be $25 minimum for up to one-half of a dump-truck load. Each additional half-load or portion thereof will be charged $25. A separate $25 charged will be made for each appliance and a $15 charge for each microwave. Each box spring, mattress or sofa will be charged $20.

Small 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.

Billing statements will be sent to residents by the City of Perry in May.

The City will not accept: 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.

Call City Hall at 515-465-2481 with questions.

Open Burning Schedule

The spring season for open burning of yard waste materials will begin at 10 a.m. on April 1 and end at sundown on June 1.

All burning must take place between the hours of 10 a.m. and sundown. Burning is restricted to the rear of private properties and must be supervised at all times.

All burning must be at least 30 feet from any building inhabited by persons other than the landowner or tenant conducting the open burning.

The City of Perry encourages residents to find alternatives to open burning of yard waste.

Call City Hall at 515-465-2481 with questions.

Yard Waste Pickup Schedule

Residential curbside yard waste pickup will begin Wednesday, April 2 with collection for all areas of Perry.

All yard waste except tree, bush or brush materials are to be placed in paper yard waste bags with a maximum weight of 40 pounds and set near the curb in front of the residence.

All tree, bush and brush materials are to be bundled and tied in maximum lengths of four feet with a maximum weight of 40 pounds and set near the curb in front of the residence.

Have yard waste at the curb by 7 a.m.

Call City Hall at 515-465-2481 with questions.