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HOLIDAY TRASH PICK-UP & NO-TAG SCHEDULE FROM THE CITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If a holiday falls during the week, trash and recycling collection takes place on the day following the holiday, and collection for the remaining days of the week also takes place one day later than usual. Friday trash is collected on Saturday during such weeks.

 

No-tag ("trash amnesty") weeks happen twice a year and on special occasions. During those weeks, residents can put out up to 12 bags curbside without any additional tags as long as each bag weighs less than 40 pounds. Regular trash rules apply. No hazardous waste, bulky items or leaf and brush will be collected.

 

 

BOARD OFFICER ELECTION RESULTS FOR 2021

At our December 8th Board member, we elected a new Board President, Debra Barry.  Ellen Cook will continue being an active participant for Ruskin Heights Homes Association serving as our Board Secretary.  Debra can be reached at a new email:  ruskinpresident@gmail.com.  If you need to speak to Debra, please call our office at 816-761-6050 and leave a message and she will return your call.  The rest of our officers will remain the same.

We want to thank Ellen Cook for her wonderful leadership for the past 8 years and excited that she will continue to be a part of the Homes Association.

 

 

LONG-TERM PARKED CARS IN OUR COMMUNITY AND STREET LIGHTS THAT ARE NOT WORKING

How many of you notice vehicles that unlicensed or expired tags parked in our streets?  Or the vehicles have not moved in over a week and either are wrecked, flat tires, or just do not run?

When you notice, please call our office at 816-761-6050 with the description of the vehicle (picture preferred texted to 816-490-7184) so that we can report it to the proper authorities so that the police can ticket the vehicle or tow it. 

The other issue, if you see streetlights that are not working, or flickering, please call us so that we can report it to the city so Public Works can fix them.

These are examples of two issues that can be reported to us so we can report them to proper authorities and make our neighborhoods safer without parked cars and poorly lit streets.

In addition, cars parked in the yards will be turned into the City without notification to the resident.

 

 

LEAF AND BRUSH PICKUP SCHEDULED – JANUARY 22, 2021 

The Board has scheduled our own Curbside Leaf & Brush Pickup for the fourth Friday in January.  This service will be paid by the Homes Association and Compost Connection will be providing the service.  (Depending on the weather).  This is NOT the City providing the service.

Curbside Leaf and Brush Collection Rules:

  • Sacks and bundles should be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22nd, but not before 3:00 p.m. on the previous day.

  • No more than 20 sacks and bundles per household.

  • Sacks and bundles must not weigh more than 40 pounds each.

  • Use only paper lawn debris sacks. No plastic bags.

  • If you seal the sacks, use masking tape only; do not use plastic or duct tape.

  • No grass clippings. No trash.

  • All branches must be bundled. Branches must not be more than 3 inches in diameter.

  • Bundles of branches must not be more than 2 feet in diameter and not more than 4 feet long.

  • Use twine or jute rope to tie bundles; do not use wire or plastic tape.

  • If wet weather is forecast, cover sacks and bundles with clear plastic.

December 17, 2020

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