Stories tagged with: Leaf Collection

October 13, 2015 - 11:57pm
40 weeks 6 days ago

As we head further into the fall season, Public Service Director Jay Bennett urges Zanesville citizens to take a look at the 2015 Leaf Collection Schedule.

Bennett also asks for the public's help in keeping leaves out of the roadways, which presents larger problems for the street department.


2015 Leaf Collection Schedule

10/26 - 10/30 - Wards 5 and 6
11/2 - 11/6 - Wards 3 and 4
11/9 - 11/13 - Wards 1 and 2 (Veteran's Day observed on 11/11)

October 29, 2013 - 6:46pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

It's the time of year when the City of Zanesville begins leaf collection.

It started Monday for wards five and six and the trucks will stay there until the first of the month. Then during November 4th through the 8th, it will transition to wards 3 and 4 and continue moving throughout the wards until mid December.

"Then we will move November twelfth and thirteenth between wards 1 and 2,” said Public Service Director, Mike Sims. “Into 3 and 4, 18 through the 22,...

October 28, 2013 - 1:18pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville will begin leaf collection in November.

Zanesville officials are asking residents to rake their leaves to the street(not into the street) and any bagged leaves should be placed with your garbage.

The following schedule will reflect daily work areas, weather permitting.


  • October 28- November 1-Wards 5 and 6
  • November 4-8-Wards 3 and 4
  • November 12-13-Wards 1 and 2
  • November 14-15-Wards 3 and 4
  • November 18-...
December 12, 2012 - 3:51pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is nearing the end of its annual leaf pick-up program.

Friday is the final day for leaf collection in the city and officials want to remind residents who still have leaves that need picked up, to rake them as near to the curb as they can without going into the road or blocking a storm sewer. They should then contact the street department so the workers can properly dispose of them.

"They've been through all the wards a couple times and they're also...

October 23, 2012 - 10:12am
3 years 39 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville provides a service that helps its citizens and helps comply with a state requirement.

At Monday's City Council, members passed an ordinance that allows the city to implement storm water quality regulations. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency mandates, through the MS-4 Storm Water Program, that the city must do their best to control erosion, sediment and other items away from storm sewers. Leaf collection is one way to comply.

"It's for us to...

December 30, 2011 - 11:42am
4 years 30 weeks ago

Those who love snow haven't had a lot of enjoyment this winter season. But, for the Zanesville Street Department the lack of the white stuff means a lot of green.

In December 2010 there was 282 hours of overtime combine that with salt and fuel costs and the city ended up paying almost $26,000.  This year, there has only been 22 hours of overtime with no salt used and $1,700 spent on fuel.

"The only is we have to buy salt. We get it by state purchase and it's $60 a ton,...

December 7, 2011 - 2:02pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

Time is winding down for leaf collection in the city of Zanesville.

Public Service Director Mike Sims says by Friday, December 9th, the Street Department will have finished picking up leaves in Ward 6.

Leaf collection did have to be shortened this year due to budgetary restraints. Sims says the rainy weather has made leaf collection more difficult then in years past.

In total, about 150 loads of leaves were collected, which Sims says is a significant amount.

If you...

November 4, 2011 - 10:28am
4 years 38 weeks ago

It's going to cost the City of Zanesville more money to collect residents leaves this fall.

Already the process has been put off because of a tight budget and fuel costs. Now officials said they'll be taking this year's leaves to a landfill because they don't have a farm to take the leaves like they usually do. The added cost is now $16-18,000.

"It's the same as the tonage for the regular trash pick up and we will have as many as twenty loads a day and up to 120 and they are...

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