City Snow & Ice Response to Affect Yard Waste Pickups
Due to the forecasted snow beginning tonight through tomorrow, Champaign Public Works will mobilize resources for mandatory snow response. The first crew of 28 staff will report tonight at 11:15 p.m. and work until 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. An additional crew of 25 staff will report Thursday at 11:15 a.m. and work until 11:30 p.m. These crews will work to address City streets, City parking lots, and City facility sidewalks. If needed, additional snow cleanup will occur on Friday during regular work hours. Citizens are encouraged to take appropriate precautions when driving in inclement weather: leave early, allow extra time to reach your destination, and be cautious around snowplows.
Important Information About Yard Waste Collections
Because of the need to respond to snow & ice operations, collections in Orange Zones 4 & 5 (scheduled for pickup on 11/15 & 11/16) will be postponed until the week of Monday, November 26.If you live in one of these zones and have the ability to protect your bags from the elements, please do so.
Blue Zone week 4 pickup will occur as scheduled with B1 (11/19), B2 (11/20), B3 (11/21), B4 (11/26), and B5 (11/27).
Tentatively, pending Council approval on 11/20/18, the following has been scheduled:
All Orange Zone properties will have a final opportunity for pickup. All Orange Zone properties should have bagged material out on the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26.
All Blue Zone properties will have a final opportunity for pickup. All Blue Zone properties will be asked to have bagged material out on the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, December 3.