City of Mt. Pulaski 2023 leaf
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[October 09, 2023]
City of Mt. Pulaski Leaf Collection Program has been scheduled. The
program will run from October 23, 2023, to December 4, 2023. The
city will utilize the leaf vacuum to assist residents with the
disposal of leaves. To help make this program a success, residents
are asked to please follow the guidelines below:
1.) The Leaf Vacuum is designed for leaf removal only. Do not
place grass, sticks, limbs, or other debris in the leaf pile. These
foreign materials may cause damage to the machine and possible
injury to City Personnel. Foreign material will cause us to bypass
all of your leaves!
2.) Placement of the leaves is a key element to the success
of the program. Place the leaves in a row so that they are located
within 4 feet of the edge of the pavement.
3.) Keep the leaf piles no higher than 3 feet, for safety and
4.) Leaves should be placed and ready for
pickup by 7:30 AM, Monday. We intend to collect leaves on every
Monday at a minimum. Other days may be added as the work load
5.) Rake the leaves to the back of the curb, on the grass
area. If cars are continuously parked in front of your residence,
please place the leaves at the edge of your driveway.
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6.) DO NOT place leaves in
a rocked or gravel area.
7.) DO NOT place leaves in the road ditches or in the
8.) We can pick up leaves that are either dry or wet. If
you have problems with the leaves blowing, you can wet them
down. Another option is to cover the leaves with a tarp.
9.) DO NOT place leaves in an area where you
have previously had a fire. We will not vacuum leaves from this
area, because of the potential of smoldering material becoming
ignited inside of the Leaf Vacuum.
Leaves may also be burned in accordance with the City Ordinances.
Copies of the ordinance may be obtained by contacting City Hall.
Leaves may also be mulched by utilizing a mulching blade on your
Should you have any questions or concerns about this Leaf Collection
Program, please call Mt. Pulaski City Hall at 217-792-3222.