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Archive | Street Department Updates

McBarnes upgrading City to Level 2 Snow Emergency effective at 10 p.m.

With snow continuing to fall and accumulations currently at approximately four inches, Mayor McBarnes is moving the City of Frankfort to a Level 2 Snow Emergency, meaning only essential travel is permitted, including travel to and from work or school, medical appointments or to get prescriptions, travel to obtain essential supplies of food or fuel, […]

Once-a-week trash collection starts Monday, March 4

Wednesday curbside recycling designed to reduce trash volume, protect the environment Frankfort, IN – Beginning Monday, March 4, Frankfort residents will have their trash collected once-a-week with a seven trash bag limit per household as part of the City’s focus on efficient use of taxpayers’ dollars for City services and promotion of consistent recycling. According […]

No trash collection on Monday, February 18

Frankfort, IN – In keeping with Frankfort’s policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, trash will not be picked up on Monday, February 18, Presidents’ Day. Trash will be collected from this holiday on Thursday, February 21. According to Streets Superintendent George Belmore, not having Street Department crews in on City holidays saves taxpayers […]

2013 City holiday schedule announced

Anticipated once-a-week trash collection means rescheduled collection within same week of City holidays Frankfort, IN – With the City administration planning for a once-a-week trash collection approach tentatively scheduled to start March 4 (pending Board of Public Works and City Council approval), the announcement of the City’s 2013 holiday schedule spotlights days trash will not […]

No trash collection Monday, January 21

Frankfort, IN – In accordance with Frankfort’s established policy of not collecting trash on City holidays, there will be no trash collection on Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King Day. According to Street Superintendent George Belmore, not having Street Department crews in on City holidays saves taxpayers money in employee wages and fuel consumption. Monday’s […]

Curbside recycling now using trash trucks for weekly collections

Switch allows for fewer runs to the drop-off site Frankfort, IN – In another efficiency step, Frankfort Street Department crews are kicking off the new year with a switch from pick-up trucks to trash trucks to collect residents’ Wednesday curbside recycling materials. According to Street Superintendent George Belmore, for more than 20 years, crews have […]

Motorists reminded of new four-way stop on North Maish Road at FMS entrance

New stop sign part of newly completed North Maish Road renovation Frankfort, IN – With students returning after the holiday break, Frankfort police are reminding motorists of the newly constructed four-way stop sign on North Maish Road at the entrance to Frankfort Middle School that is a part of the newly renovated road project. According […]

All weather-related travel advisories lifted for Frankfort

Frankfort, IN – Mayor Chris McBarnes is lifting all weather-related travel advisories for the City of Frankfort, effective at 9:00 a.m. this morning. “Drivers are urged to continue using caution due to some slick spots still on the roads in various places, but overall, the roads are clear. Special thanks go to the City’s dedicated […]