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Holiday Schedule!
🎄🎄🎄HOLIDAY SCHEDULE! 🎄🎄🎄

No more evening meetings in December.

Leaf Pick-up is December 12th
Rubble Pick-up is December 18th
Brush Pick-up is December 19th

Regular Trash Pick-up will be on Mondays
Regular Recycle Pick-up will be on Thursdays

The office will be closed from Dec 21st to Jan 2nd. You can get the emergency phone number and an email contact by calling the town office 410-226-5122.

Christmas Trees can be put out with Brush on January 8th
(There will be NO Brush Pickup on Dec 26th)

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL AND WISHING EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Trash, Recycle, Brush and Rubble Pick up Schedule

WEEKLY:       

MONDAY - Regular TRASH Pickup in bags or cans

THURSDAY - RECYCLE Pickup in Recycle cart or bin

 

SPECIAL MONTHLY PICKUPS:

CLEAN, SEGREGATED YARD WASTE - SECOND and LAST TUESDAY of Month

Grass clippings, plant clippings and tree branches, trim to no more than four (4) feet in length and eight (8) inches in diameter.  All yard waste must be clean and segregated. Plant Trimmings and Tree Branches can be loose or bundled with string; Grass Clippings must be placed in containers that will be emptied at pick up, no plastic bags or mixing of yard waste.  (Any tree limbs greater than 8” (Eight Inches) in diameter will be collected on rubble day.)

RUBBLE - THIRD TUESDAY of Month

Scrap lumber, plywood, paneling, building debris, furniture, sofas, tables, recliners, etc., box springs(covered), and mattresses. Metal is also accepted. Tree limbs greater than eight (8) inches in diameter.

LEAVES - EVERY WEDNESDAY - Late Fall through Mid-December Only

Strictly LEAVES which must be raked out to the curbside for pick-up by the town’s leaf vacuum cleaner.  Special Attention: No mixing of other material - leaves only.



Winter Preparation!!
When there is a possibility of below freezing temperatures, please make sure you have disconnected any outside hoses and have turned off your outside spigots. Water in exterior hoses and pipes will freeze quickly in low temperaturesPlease also remember to keep heat on during very cold days in order to protect your water pipes from freezing. You should also open cabinet doors where water pipes are located on an exterior wall of the house. If you would like to winterize your home, Public Works will turn off your water service during regular work hours for a fee of $25. 

If you have a water leak or other public works emergency after hours, you can request help at the any of the following numbers: 443-496-1761, 443-262-2863 or 410-463-7026  (The 443 numbers also receive text.)


Hurricane Tips and other information from Talbot County Emergency Services
Information regarding imminent weather, storm preparation and county procedures can be found at this link.

http://www.talbotdes.org/uploads/file/Hurricane_Tips.pdf

If you have not done it yet... please go to the county website and set up a log in and register for citizen alerts.

https://member.everbridge.net/index/1332612387832213#/login

Their website and Facebook page will have the latest hurricane/storm information:

http://www.talbotdes.org
Facebook: Talbot County Emergency Services (DES)




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