City of Windsor begins second phase of cleanup two weeks after blizzard IG News

IG news Update,

City of Windsor crews continue to clean up as they make their way around town after February’s snow storm and help residents clear large tree branches.

This is the second phase of cleanup since the February 22 winter storm that downed power lines and trees across the region.

“The phase-one cleanup was very successful. City crews completed a full citywide cleanup with city contractor Green for Life (GFL) and collected more than 55 tons of yard waste and debris,” a news release from the city states. .

City forestry crews will soon begin erecting hedgerows around town to help remove large branches that require wood chippers.

Residents needing branch removal are reminded to:

  • Large Limb Service is by appointment only, so call 311 before Friday, March 10 at 4:00 p.m. if you haven’t already. Alternatively, file a request online and use the mobile app by Saturday, March 11, 2023.
  • Only large branches that are 3 inches/7.6 cm or more will be collected and clipped by forestry.
  • Branches should be properly arranged and lined up to facilitate easy pickup by crew (not scattered around the front lawn), and dropped off as close to the city as possible without obstructing pedestrians must be given.

The City is also letting residents know that if your yard waste bag was not collected during the first cleanup, yard waste is free to drop off Monday through Friday (Except) at the public drop-off depot located at 3560 North Service Road East Is. holidays) from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Regular spring yard waste collection will begin the week of April 17th.