Dunkirk’s Public Works Department announces brush pickup dates

The city of Dunkirk Public Works Department announces that brush pickup will begin on Monday in District A. District B will be picked up the week of May 13, District C will be picked up the week of May 20 and District D will be picked up the week of May 28.

Brush must be at the curb by 7:30 a.m. on the Monday of the respective collection week but no earlier than the Saturday prior to pickup week. City crews will collect brush from each area once only. Brush placed at the curb after 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 at the Public Works facility on Lucas Avenue. Please refer to the 2013 Curbside Collection Schedule for further information.