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Posted on: November 2, 2021

2021 Leaf Pickup Program

The City's program pickup of bagged leaves will begin on November 15, 2021 and conclude on December 6, 2021.

City crews will be picking up leaves only one time. A detailed schedule of pickup days and locations is listed below. For questions, contact the Street Superintendent at (719) 269-9027.

Again this year, residents who wish to have their leaves picked up must bag their leaves due to federally mandated stormwater regulations. Leaves may no longer be raked into the gutter for loose pickup by the City. Bagged leaves should be placed on the property owner’s property near the curb, NOT in the street or the gutter as in past years. No loose leaves will be picked up by the City, and raking leaves into the street and gutter is a violation of water quality regulations for which property owners may be ticketed. 

Residents who have their leaves bagged, but do not wish ­to wait until the scheduled pickup, can drop the bags at the Public Works Facility at 1525 South 9th Street between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, starting Monday, November 8th. All leaves must be bagged and should be dropped in the posted area. No drop-offs will be accepted during off-business hours.

Leaf Pickup Schedule

*The schedule may change subject to inclement weather.

Nov. 15th 
1st – 5th Streets from Macon Avenue to Pike Avenue

Nov. 16th – 17th 
5th – 6th Streets from Macon Avenue to Harding Avenue

Nov. 18th – 22nd 
7th – 9th Streets from Macon Avenue to Candlewood Drive – Skyline Loop

Nov. 23rd – 24th 
10th – 11th Streets from Macon Avenue to Monroe Avenue

Nov. 29th – Dec. 1st  
12th – 19th Streets from Main Street to Harding/Central Avenue

Dec. 2nd – 3rd  
Fremont Drive – Central Avenue from 19th Street to Raynolds to include Central North to City limits and East Main from Cameron Avenue to Raynolds Avenue and Highway 50 to Fowler Avenue

Dec. 6th 
From the Arkansas River to Highland Avenue from Logan Street to Grape Street

2021 Fall Leaf Pickup Schedule

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