City’s fall cleanup begins Saturday
The City of Bellevue’s annual fall cleanup will be held Oct. 17 and 24. The three Street department shop areas – 29th and Hancock; 12805 S. Ninth St. and the old landfill near 8902 Cedar Island Road – will be open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on both days.
Residents may drop off the following items:
• Household furniture
• Lawn furniture
• Storm doors and windows
• Major appliances
• Broken toys, bicycles, wagons, etc.
• Bed springs and mattresses
• Construction material
• Automotive part
• Propane tanks
Haworth Park will be open both days from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to accept trees and brush. The city requires all trees and brush to be hauled directly to the Haworth Park/Marina area for disposal.
The following items will not be accepted at the shops:
• Trees and brush
• Computer hardware
• Leaves and yard wastes (special pickup weekly)
• Automotive oil (can be recycled on regular garbage day)
• Paint and hazardous wastes (go to www.underthesink.org for hazardous waste collection facilities)
Residents will be directed to unload solid waste directly into a Papillion Sanitation compactor truck or near a roll-off container.
All other items will need to be separated: Appliances, metal and batteries (automotive, flashlight); Propane tanks; Concrete and masonry products
All residents are asked not to bring items that can be bagged and left curbside for normal weekly pickup.
All children must remain in vehicles at dump areas. The city’s contractor has salvage rights to all materials brought to the sites. No salvaging will be allowed by private parties.
The cleanup is for Bellevue residents only who pay their trash fee on the M.U.D. bill. Everyone must bring the previous month’s M.U.D. bill to prove residency.
Cleanup is restricted to residential items only. Commercial and business items will not be accepted.
No vehicles larger than pickup trucks will be permitted unless prior arrangements are made.
Senior citizens and disabled individuals who meet low income guidelines can make arrangements to have items picked up Oct. 19 by calling 293-3019 by noon Oct. 16.
Any other questions can be referred to the street department at 293-3126.
A food donation to the Bellevue Food Pantry is requested with each load.