The last day to place leaves at the curb is Sunday, December 2.
The last week of curbside leaf pickup is the week of December 3-7. Once the leaf truck collects the leaves from a street during that week, they are not coming back. In order to ensure that your leaves are collected, please have them at the curb by Sunday, December 2.
Next week we will update this notice with the completion status of streets as the week progresses.
Following is information about fall leaf collection. This notice will be updated with timely information as leaf pickup season progresses.
Only place leaves in the street. In the past we have had many pumpkins, yard waste, vines, and even cinder blocks placed in leaf piles. All of these objects can damage leaf pickup equipment. Every year we struggle with broken equipment which reduces our ability to efficiently collect leaves in the street.
Please limit your on-street parking during the day when we are picking up leaves in your zone. Cars parked in the street result in us not being able to collect all leaves, which impacts your neighbors and our overall ability to provide service.
Zone 1: Maplefield, Oakdale, Woodside Park, Kenberton, Millington, Poplar Park
Zone 2: Kensington, Devonshire, Wellesley, Amherst, Indiana (N of Amherst)
Zone 3: Elm Park, Norwich, Oakland Park, Hanover
Zone 4: Maywood, Sylvan, Fairwood, Woodward Heights, Bermuda, Indiana (S of Amherst)
Zone 5: Oxford, Cambridge, Ridge
Week of October 29: Zones 1, 2 & 3
Week of November 5: Zones 4 & 5
Week of November 12: Zones 1, 2 & 3
Week of November 19: Zones 4 & 5
Week of November 26: Pickup for all zones
Week of December 3: Pickup for all zones
- Please note that if Brilar finishes the scheduled zones early in the week, they may pick up leaf piles in the other zones during the remainder of the week. If this happens, do not worry – they will pick up leaves the next week in the scheduled zones. Do not be concerned if you receive and extra leaf pickup in your zone outside of your scheduled weeks.
No Extensions to the Schedule
We will not extend the leaf pickup schedule for any reason. The time that leaves fall is variable each year, and is highly dependent on the weather. Last year we had a warm fall which led to leaves falling very late in the season. We extended leaf pickup for an extra week in December, but then it snowed. We had uncollected leaf piles on many streets that were buried under snow, and it turned into a mess. Residents were unable to park on the street and we had frozen leaf piles everywhere.
The leaf pickup schedule is based on many years of experience and accounts for general weather patterns. We will not be extending leaf pickup beyond the schedule below for any reason. If you still have leaves to dispose of after curbside leaf pickup ends, you can still place bagged leaves at the curb for pickup until December 17.