City of Whitewater Provides Brush Collection Update
In a press release from the City of Whitewater, they are alerting residents that they city will collect brush every Tuesday. Residents are asked to call the Department of Public Works to make an appointment at 473-0560. Appointments must be made by 5 a.m. on the Tuesday collection, so route scheduling can be completed. Brush must be located at the curbside, and it will be collected and chipped. The first 10 minutes of chipping will be free of charge if an appointment has been received by the Department of Public Works. Any chipping after the first ten minutes will be charged to the property owner at a rate of $30 per ten-minute increments. Brush cannot be placed at the curbside before 4 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the scheduled Tuesday for collection, and it should be at the curb by 7 a.m. on Tuesday. Brush must be placed at the curbside with the cut ends facing the street. Brush must be a minimum of 3/4" and a maximum 6” in diameter. The brush must be a minimum of 3 feet in length. Vines, rakings, roots, and root balls will not be accepted. Property owners can dispose of vines, rakings, roots, and root balls at the compost site. For more information, contact Director of Public Works, Brad Marquardt, at firstname.lastname@example.org.