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About the Department


The Department of Public Works is responsible for engineering, street maintenance, solid waste disposal, solid waste collection, recycling, and fleet maintenance. Our goal is to provide excellence in public service.

Requests and Concerns

Current Activities and Events

Holiday Schedule 
   

Christmas Eve (Observed) – Monday – December 24, 2018
City Offices – Closed

Landfill – Open 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Solid Waste Collection pick-up will run as normal.

Please have container(s) out by 7:00 a.m.

 

Christmas Day – Tuesday– December 25, 2018
City Offices and Landfill – Closed
No Solid Waste Collection.
Solid Waste Collection for Tuesday, Dec. 25 will be on Wednesday, Dec. 26.
Please have container(s) out by 7:00 a.m.


Christmas Day (Observed) – Wednesday – December 26, 2018

City Offices – Closed

Landfill – Open 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Solid Waste Collection pick-up will run as normal.

Please have container(s) out by 7:00 a.m.

 

New Year’s Day – Tuesday – January 1, 2019
City Offices and Landfill – Closed
No Solid Waste Collection.
Solid Waste Collection for Tuesday, Jan. 1 will be on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Please have container(s) out by 7:00 a.m.

*Due to the increased waste during the holiday season, extra non-containerized waste will be collected for one (1) week following the holidays – December 26th – January 2rd.

 

Martin Luther King Day – Monday – January 21, 2019

Presidents’ Day – Monday – February 18, 2019

City Offices – Closed
Landfill – Open 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Solid Waste Collection for containerized waste only.

Please have container(s) out by 7:00 a.m.


 

Shakesville Road Recycling Changes


Due to the large quantities of waste being placed in and around the recycle containers at this location, the hours of acceptance for this recycling location will change to the following:

Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gates will remain locked during all other times.

Compost & Mulch for Sale at the Landfill


Bulk - $32.00 per ton + tax
40 lb. Bags - $3.00 each

Loading Hours:
Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

(While quantities last)

TRUCKS/BUSES ARE PROHIBITED FROM USING THE MARY STREET BRIDGE!Please be advised that the Mary Street bridge maximum weight limit has been downgraded from 15 tons (30,000 pounds) to 5 tons (10,000 pounds). If your vehicle exceeds the 5 ton limit, please use an alternate route.

Engineering Division
Engineering
Division
Street Maint. Division
Street
Maintenance
Division

Fleet Maint. Division
Fleet
Maintenance
Division

Collection Division
Solid Waste
Collection
Division

Disposal Division
Solid Waste
Disposal
Division
Recycling
Recycling &
Container
Locations


Report a Concern

Problems with sanitary sewer, water service, the electric system, including street lights, traffic signals, or power outages are handled by BVU and should be reported to (276) 645-8721 during normal working hours or to (276) 669-4114 for emergencies at night, on weekends or holidays.