Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Archive | Street Department Updates

Updated weather statement: Mayor downgrades City back to a Level 3 Snow Emergency

Effective 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, Mayor Chris McBarnes is downgrading the City of Frankfort back to a Level 3 Snow Emergency. A Level 3 Emergency means a travel advisory is in effect with no restrictions on travel, but with drivers encouraged to use extra caution on the roads. City Street Department crews have […]

Regular trash collection Friday, March 29

Frankfort, IN – Although Friday, March 29 is a City holiday in observance of Good Friday, there will be regular trash collection that day. According to Street Superintendent George Belmore, normally trash is not collected on City holidays, but due to the City going to once-a-week trash pickup, residents on Friday’s route on the northeast […]

News briefs

RECYCLING TOP 10 Below are Top 10 reasons recycling is a simple, easy and very important activity for the benefit of everyone in Frankfort: 1. Recycle cardboard, plastic, paper, aluminum, metal, and glass. 2. Dumping trash costs the City money (more than $100,000 last year in dump fees). 3. Nearly 90 percent of household trash […]

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 […]