UPDATED: Annual Fall Leaf Pickup Starts Monday, October 26 and runs through Friday, December 18

(Updated October 15, 2020) You may have noticed some fall foliage has been slower to change colors this season and leaves are hanging on trees a little longer than expected. The comply with Mother Nature’s schedule, the Annual Fall Leaf Pickup will begin one week later than originally announced, on Monday, October 26, and will still run for eight (8) week through Friday, December 18, 2020.

The annual leaf collection service is available to city residents who pay for trash service with their water bill, including newly-annexed areas. Apartment complexes, mobile home communities and business/commercial customers are not eligible.

Leaves must be contained in bio-degradable plastic or paper leaf bags or in containers and be placed in manageable, organized piles on the same day of trash service but separate from where the normal weekly trash is collected. The bags should be placed at the pickup location before 6 a.m. on the normal days of collection. These bags should only be placed at the pickup location on your normal day of trash collection.

Leaves not in biodegradable bags that do not meet these requirements will not be picked up. Residence with leaves not in the biodegradable bags will be notified to re-bag their leaves in biodegradable bags and they will be picked up on the following week. If a customer has put their Leaves out according to the requirements above yet feels they were missed, they can call Republic Services at 812-424-3345 within two days to report a possible missed pick up.