Press release from the City of Fort Wayne:
City’s leaf collection starts Monday
Residents can contact 311 for bagged leaf pick-up in 2 business days
The City of Fort Wayne’s leaf collection will start Monday in the central section as outlined on the leaf collection map.
Residents need to have all leaves to the parkstrip or curb by 7 a.m. Monday during that week’s collection. Other yard waste should not be mixed with the leaves, and cars should not be parked over the leaves. Leaves in plastic bags will not be picked up.
The south section is scheduled to start Nov. 2 and the north section Nov. 9.
Starting Monday, residents who bagged their leaves in biodegradable bags can call 3-1-1 or 427-8311, One Call to City Hall, to request priority pick-up within two business days. The City will also take online bagged leaf pick-up requests starting Monday on-line.
Residents can check on-line to view the daily schedule and leaf collection map. The site will be updated daily during the collection period with information about where crews will be on a particular day. The leaf pick-up hotline at 427-2302 will have daily updates.
The 2009 leaf pick-up will have two collections for each address.
The Street Department will be in the following sections for 2009:
- Monday to Friday: Central
- November 2nd to 6th: South
- November 9th to 13th: North
- November 16th to 20th: Central
- November 29th to December 4th: South
- December 7th to 11th: North
The week of November 23rd to November 27th will be used as a catch-up week due to any weather delays.