Highway Sanitation

 

Highway Superintendent

Robert E. Herman

rherman@townofniagara.com

716-297-2150 ext. 144

Deputy Highway Superintendent

James Hagerman

Account Clerk

Krysty Fennell

Ext. 142

TOWN OF NIAGARA CODE-CHAPTER 237 IN PART STATES,

Parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited on all streets within this Town between 3:00 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. During snowstorm or emergency, parking is prohibited "at all times" to allow plows or emergency vehicles clear passage.

In the past, people owning vehicles which were in violation of the overnight parking were asked to comply but many were not doing so. Your continued cooperation in maintaining clean and safe roads is greatly appreciated.

 THE DEPOSITING OF SNOW ON HIGHWAYS OR SHOULDERS PROHIBITED

Section 1219 of the Vehicle & Traffic Law and Section 214 of the Highway Law of New York State, specifically prohibit the plowing or blowing of snow, ice or other substance, upon any highway (which includes pavement, shoulders and ditches).

All Snow Plow Owners must obtain a Business License Annually

All Paving and Concrete Companies must obtain a Business License Annually

Business Licenses are obtained through the BUILDING DEPARTMENT

Permits are required for both driveway and culvert installations or repairs obtained at the

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

 

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES

1-800-283-4220

TOWN HIGHWAY CLERK

716-297-2150  EXT. 142

  HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR GARBAGE PICKUP:

New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Every pickup FOLLOWING a holiday will be delayed until the next day.  On a Holiday that falls on a Thursday (Thanksgiving) only Thursday and Friday will be a day later.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ON GARBAGE PICKUP, PLEASE CALL THE HIGHWAY CLERK AT 297-2150 EXT. 142

SANITATION RULES & REGULATIONS:

Each household in the Town is allowed no more than 10 bags (50lb max each bag), and one (1) bulk item per week (couch, bundled wood, chair, mattress, etc.) Please call the Town Highway Clerk when you have a bulk item so we can ensure the drivers are prepared for your item. Loose piles of debris cannot be picked up. Trash should be placed at roadside no more than 12 hours before your scheduled pickup and no later than 6 a.m. the day of pickup.  If you have a ditch, place materials between the road and the ditch. Bags must be secured and tied and placed in garbage receptacles with handles.

SANITATION CANNOT PICKUP:

Any electronic items (refrigerators/air conditioners/tvs/computers), tree stumps, pesticides, oils, flammable liquids, explosive material, animal carcasses, industrial waste, contractor materials.

LEAF PICKUP

Leaf pickup starts last week in October,  will be targeted the same day as your normal garbage pickup day.  Please be aware that in areas with excessive amounts the pickup could happen the following business day.

RECYCLING:

 Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Metro and Western New York. At no cost to donors, we pick up or tow away vehicles, anywhere in New York.

http://rochester-buffalo.wheelsforwishes.org/

Give2Kids

New Recycling bins are available at the Highway Office for $10

 ELECTRONIC RECYCLING:

 CRT Definition:The CRT …is large, deep (i.e. long from front screen face to rear end), fairly heavy, and relatively fragile. As a matter of safety, the face is typically made of thick lead glass to be highly shatter-resistant and to block most X-Ray emissions, particularly if the CRT is used in a consumer product.”


ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS

 

 

LIMITED AMOUNTS (2 per resident) of Televisions (ABSOLUTELY NO BROKEN SCREEN OR STRIPPED TV'S), computers, microwaves, radios, etc.

Drop off at the Highway Department FREE of charge!!

TOWN RESIDENTS ONLY ID REQUIRED

PLEASE CALL AHEAD

NO DUMPING

ALL NON ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING, PLEASE CALL DAWN TIMM @ 716-439-7240 (NIAGARA COUNTY RECYCLING)

www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/65583.html - for more recycling information.

NYS law and DEC deemed all electronics in need of recycling 1/1/2012

SUGGESTIONS:

Call METALICO at 716-284-8729 for refrigerators/air conditioners/freezers or anything containing Freon. 

Paint cannot be picked up unless you fill it with kitty litter or oil-dry to make it a solid substance & mark “solid”.

Wood can only be picked up by Allied if bundled, and no bigger than 3x3.

If you have a tree removed, the contractor is responsible for the debris and stump.

If you have branches no longer than 5' and 4” in diameter, the Town chipper truck will pick them up if you call Highway Clerk.

 Dumpsters can be obtained by calling

Republic Services at  716-614-3333 or

Waste Management 716-496-5000

                                                           REPUBLIC WILL NOT CLEAN UP MESSES DUE TO CAN OR BAG BLOWOUTS

AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CANS OR LIDS THAT BLOW AWAY OR ARE STOLEN

 

JUNE IS BULK PICKUP MONTH!!  PUT EVERYTHING OUT TO THE CURB ON THE SATURDAY DESIGNATED TO YOUR AREA

Please call the Highway Office for the schedule

  ALSO EVERY WEEK of the year YOU MAY PLACE 1 BULK ITEM WITH YOUR TRASH