Staff photo by Tommy Wilson
Sweetwater Street Commissioner Billy “Buster” West surveys the big mulch pile the city has left
over after grinding brush. Citizens can get free loads of mulch if they are able to haul it
themselves. You can call City Hall at 337-6979 for more information. The city asks that citizens
not mix their brush and debris in the same piles in front of their homes.
|Published: 8:41 AM, 04/10/2013
||Last updated: 8:41 AM, 04/10/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-The City of Sweetwater and
its Street Department need your help.
During the recent April Mayor and Board
of Commissioners meeting, Street Commissioner Billy "Buster" West
stressed that citizens must separate their brush from the debris they
leave for the Street Department to pick up.
"Two (separate) piles are fine," he
But West said the Street Department
cannot pick up old lumber, scrap and other debris when it is mixed in
with tree brush. The street commissioner said the debris has to be
buried in a landfill, while the brush goes to the city mulch pit.
See full story in the Wednesday, April 10, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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