City DPW schedule and notices

GLOVERSVILLE — The Department of Public Works schedules pickups of garbage, leaves and bulk items. The schedule can be found on the website at: cityofgloversville.com under Public Works.

Garbage disposal — residential up to and including three units

1. All garbage needs to be put into sealed clear or white bags.

2. Residential garbage can be put out no earlier than noon the day before pickup and all cans and loose garbage must be brought in no later than noon the day after pickup.

3. Other than weekly pickup times, garbage and rubbish shall under no circumstances be stored in public view.

Violations

1. A notice will be given to remedy within 24 hours.

2. If not remedied, the city will remove items for a minimum mobilization fee of $200 or a citation will be served.

Garbage disposal — four units or more

1. The building owner is responsible for private garbage collection and removal.

2. All collection units must be covered and contained and emptied a minimum of once per week.

3. The Gloversville Fire Department must approve the location of the collection unit.

Violations

1. A notice will be given to remedy within 24 hours.

2. If not remedied, the city will remove items for a minimum mobilization fee of $200 or a citation will be served.

Junk and debris — bulk items

1. Accumulation of junk and debris anywhere in public view is strictly prohibited.

2. No bulk items such as sofas, tables and televisions may be put on the terrace no matter what the condition.

3. The homeowner may schedule an appointment with DPW to pick up bulk items for a fee. These items cannot be put out before noon prior to the day before pickup.

4. Electronics can be disposed of by bringing them to the transfer station at Mudd Road on Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. excluding holidays.

5. The DPW designates certain weekends when bulk items may be brought to an area behind the Transit Station, West Fulton Street (see city website).

6. DPW publishes a yearly schedule for free curbside pickup of bulk items on their website (see city website).

Violations

1. A notice will be given to remedy within 72 hours.

2. If not remedied, the city will remove items for a minimum mobilization fee of $200 or a citation will be served.

Lawn trimmings, leaves and garden waste

1. DPW will pick up leaves if they are in biodegradable bags only during the months of May and November (see city website).

2. DPW will make every effort to pick up loose leaves in November.

3. DPW will not pick up leaves in plastic bags.

4. Loose brush can be left on terrace only during the month of May. The pile cannot be larger than 5 feet by 5 feet by 10 feet (see city website).

5. Leaves and brush may be taken any time to the area provided by the city on Beaver Street.

Violations

1. A notice will be given to remedy within 24 hours.

2. If not remedied, the city will remove items for a minimum mobilization fee of $200 or a citation will be served.

Protection from infestation

1. All open residential windows must have screens during the period between May 1 and Sept. 30, each year.

2. If a door is used for ventilation, it must include a screen and a self-closing device in good working order.

Violations

1. A notice will be given to remedy within an amount of time to be determined by an enforcement officer based on the work mandated.

2. If not remedied, the city may correct deficiencies and charge the cost to the owner and/or issue a citation.

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