Avoca Council meeting set for May 9


First Posted: 4/23/2013

The regular monthly meeting of Avoca Borough Council will be held immediately following the 6:30 p.m. work session on Thursday, May 9 in the municipal building 752 Main St., Council President Joseph Satkowski will preside.

YARD WASTE

COLLECTION

Yard waste will be collected for Avoca residents on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

The following separated items will be collected:

· Grass clippings and leaves (may be in the same container)

· Yard waste – shrubs, hedge clippings and tree limbs not exceeding 3 feet in length and ½ inch in diameter. Rocks, stones, dirt and animal waste are not acceptable forms of yard waste.

· A maximum of three open containers not to exceed 30 pounds will be allowed per collection.

Do not use plastic bags. Place containers at curbside by 8 a.m.

The recycling center will not accept grass and leaves combined with yard waste.

RECYCLING RULES

The Moosic recycling truck will be at the municipal garage on Plane Street from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every Thursday.

The new system allows paper to be mixed with cardboard. Residents are urged to read and follow the signs on the recycling truck. The area will be monitored and violators can be fined or banned from future recycling privileges.

Recycling flyers are available in the lobby of the Avoca Municipal Building and at the recycling trailer.

ASH COLLECTION

Ashes are collected every Wednesday and should be placed curbside by 8 a.m.

Avoca tax collector Therese Wrubel announces that 2013 garbage stickers are available from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays at the borough building.

Prices are $185 until May 20 and $195 until June 20. After June 20, names of delinquent homeowners will be sent to the magistrate.

If paying by mail, residents are asked to enclose a self-addressed/stamped envelope with a check payable to Avoca Borough and send to Therese Wrubel, 129 Factory St., Avoca, PA 18641.

For more information, call 457-4891.

County/borough taxes are in face value and will end June 1.

When paying by mail, residents should enclose both parts of the bill with a self-addressed/stamped envelope.

NEW ELECTRONICS

RECYCLING LAW

As of Jan. 1, 2013, Waste Management is no longer collecting TVs and computer equipment which includes no televisions and computer monitors, no computers, no printers and other computer peripheral devices and no components of any of the above listed devices.

Copies of this information are available in the front entrance of the Avoca Municipal Building at 752 Main St.

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