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Final Week for Christmas Tree Pickup in South Bend Page 1 of 1 <br /> � v%• 'Building a 21St Century City " <br /> ' rs Stephen J. Luecke, Mayor <br /> RELEASE FROM: FOR RELEASE: <br /> OFFICE OF THE MAYOR MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2004 <br /> Final Week for Christmas Tree Pickup in South Bend <br /> The City of South Bend will collect discarded Christmas trees for one last week, today through Friday, January <br /> 28, 2005. Residents are asked to call the Street Department at 235-9244 by Friday to request a <br /> Christmas tree pickup. All trees should be placed on the tree lawn, near the curb, by 6:00 AM. Do not place <br /> trees in the street or in alleys.Tree pickup was suspended last week for snow removal. <br /> Please be sure to remove tree stands, nails, lights and ornaments before discarding Christmas trees. Metal left <br /> in the trees can injure an employee or seriously damage the tree shredding equipment and leave it inoperable. <br /> Any trees containing metal or other items will not be picked up. <br /> The Bureau of Solid Waste also provides yard waste pickup on a call-in basis during the winter. South Bend <br /> residents may call 277-8515 to request a yard waste pickup. <br /> CONTACT: Sam Hensley, Street Commissioner, 235-9244 or Mikki Dobski, 574-876-1564; 235-5855 <br /> Back I City Home Page I City Directory I Site Map I Search Go <br /> powered by FreeFind <br /> Created by the City of South Bend Department of Information Technologies. <br /> Copyright©2005 City of South Bend.All rights reserved. <br /> 2005/012405 treepickup.htm 1/13/2006 <br />