Public Works (+ Water Utility)

Garbage and Recycling Pickup:

2019 Garbage/Recycling Calendar

Garbage collection is weekly (Monday through Thursday). Single stream recycling collection will be every other week. Paper, plastics, glass and cans should be combined in the blue recycling cart. Larger recycling carts are available for purchase if needed. Refer to the schedule for holiday collection. Please put the garbage and recycling carts out at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your pickup day.

Bulk / Trash / Junk Pick-Up:

2019 Bulk Pick Up Calendar

Large trash items, up to two (2) cubic yards, that won’t fit in your garbage cart will be picked up at no charge on your garbage day Monday through Thursday the first full week of most months. Refer to the Bulk Waste Collection Schedule above. The schedule is also posted in the All About Allouez booklet.

Bulk waste includes:
– mattresses
– furniture
– sinks
– wood less than four (4) feet in length

If the amount of trash / junk is more than two (2) cubic yards, there is an additional charge for the larger volume and it will be billed to the resident.**Non-collectible items include fluorescent light ballasts and lamps, mercury lamps, cardboard, gas grill propane tanks, lead acid batteries, computers, microwaves, televisions, electronic equipment, tires, construction debris from remodeling, concrete and bricks. These items must be disposed of by the resident at the Brown County Solid Waste Transfer Station (construction debris, tires, appliances, and batteries), the Brown County Recycling Center Household Hazardous Waste Facility (electronic items, paint).

The Village DOES NOT pick up any gas powered equipment and nor can any gas powered equipment be dropped off at the LeBrun site.

Electronic equipment, radios, microwaves, computers and appliances (stoves, refrigerators, etc) may be taken to the Village of Allouez LeBrun Yard Waste Site for drop-off at no charge except for the following items that require a fee:

– Monitors $10.00
– TV’s – $15.00
– Flat Panel TV’s $15.00
– TV’s over 30″ $30.00
– Console TV’s – $30.00

Do not place trash / junk at the curb during non-pickup weeks. Violators will be given a forty-eight (48) hour notice to remove trash / junk from the curb and if not removed the Village will pick it up at a charge. The minimum pickup charge during a non-collection week is two-hundred dollars ($200).

A patron may request bulk waste collection during a non-collection week, such as a renter move-out, but collection is subject to the pickup charges as defined in Chapter 225, Fees and Charges, of the Village Code.

Brush Pick Up:

2019 Brush Pick Up Calendar 

Brush (branches/twigs) is picked up Monday through Thursday the second full week of most months on your garbage day. Refer to the Brush Collection Schedule for the exact collection week. Brush is not collected during November due to fall cleanup; and not in February, April, and December. Residents are encouraged to trim trees during May through August.Brush should be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your garbage collection day or the night before. 

– Brush must not exceed 8’ in length and/or 6’ in depth
– Brush must be parallel to the curb (not in the street)  
– Brush must be 4’ away from any structure (mailbox, trees, cars, etc.)
– Brush cannot be commingled with loose leaves, grass or garden waste.

Brush is hauled to the Le Brun Yard Waste Site where it is chipped for use in Village playgrounds and tree planting. The chips are also made available to our residents. In order to do this, only “clean” brush that does not contain loose leaves, grass or garden waste can be used. Co-mingled brush needs to be disposed of resulting in additional hauling and disposal fees. The correct placement of the brush allows for an efficient and safe collection process.  Your help in making this process work smoothly is greatly appreciated!

Correct Brush placement:

Brush may be taken to the Village Yard Waste Site on Le Brun Street during the regular operating hours. Click here to view the Lebrun Yard Waste Schedule
** Due to fall clean up, LeBrun Yard waste site will be open 24/7 from October 14-November 24, 2019.

Have you ever wondered what happens to your tree trimmings after they are picked up by the Village of Allouez?  Wonder no more! Below is a short video outlining the journey your brush makes to be properly recycled and reused within our community.

 

 


Fall Leaf Collection:

Fall leaf collection begins in mid-October and extends through the week before Thanksgiving. The Village crew makes a full pass through the Village in 6-7 days. It is important that leaves be placed at the curb by Monday morning since the collection schedule varies and leaves may be picked up any day of the week. A Leaf Collection Schedule is posted twice weekly on the Village website and is intended to provide a general guide to when leaf collection will occur in specific areas of the Village.

Snow Plowing:

Allouez plows streets when the snow accumulation is three (3”) inches or more. However, winter weather conditions can vary widely and snow removal is planned as best as possible for each winter weather event to minimize risk to Residents. Generally, with snow accumulations of less than three (3”) inches the Village does not plow streets, but does apply salt at intersections and on streets with steep grades. For most snow events, side streets will be plowed during the night or early morning hours.

Sidewalk Shoveling:

  1. Allouez residents must shovel their sidewalk after snowstorms, and maintain their sidewalk clear of snow and iceeven if the sidewalk is first plowed by the Village. This includes Webster Avenue, Allouez Avenue, Libal Street, and Hoffman road.  Residents have 48 hours after a snowstorm to complete sidewalk shoveling.  
  1. After each snowfall the Village plows the roundabouts, village properties, and school sidewalk routes. Village sidewalk snowplowing will be completed within 48 hours of a snowfall including weekends.  Refer to the Village sidewalk snowplowing map for further information.
  1. The Village will plow the main sidewalks including Webster Avenue, Allouez Avenue, Libal Street, Hoffman Road, and Riverside Drive after snowstorms of 3” snowfall or more. The Village plows its streets at a 3” snowfall as well.  Property owners must shovel after Village sidewalk snowplowing to maintain their sidewalk clear of snow and ice.
  1. Because the Brown County Highway Department frequently plows large amounts of snow onto Webster Avenue, Allouez Avenue and Riverside Drive sidewalks, the Village will provide additional snowplowing of these sidewalks when the weather and snow conditions dictate more frequent snowplowing.  

Allouez Public Works Department, January 3, 2018

 

ALLOUEZ WATER UTILITY INFORMATION for RESIDENTS

Water Conservation:

As a member of the Central Brown County Water Authority, the Village of Allouez encourages and has committed to increased water conservation.

Water Rate:

When reading your monthly municipal services invoice remember that the water charge, the sanitary sewer charge, and the storm water charge are listed individually and the codes explain the charges.

Water Conserving Methods:

Residents are encouraged to conserve through use of water-conserving plumbing fixtures. Information on water conserving appliances is available at www.epa.gov/watersense. Look for the WaterSense label on plumbing products as these are products confirmed to be low water use products.

Lawn watering is probably the greatest opportunity for water conservation. Lawn watering systems should include a moisture sensor to over-ride the watering system operation when rainfall occurs and adequate water is already available.

Cross Connection Inspections:

The Allouez Water Utility is required under Wisconsin Administrative Code NR 811.09 (1) (c) to inspect every Residential water service a minimum of once every twenty (20) years, and every commercial business water service every two (2) years to eliminate plumbing cross connections of potential contamination sources to the water supply system. Inspections must include all points of access to the water system within a building, not just an inspection of the water meter. These include outside threaded faucets that can be connected to garden hoses, laundry wash tub faucets, inside basement threaded water faucets, bath tub faucets, and flexible shower faucets such as in a shower stall. All potential cross connection points must be properly installed and must have a hose bib backflow preventer if a threaded faucet. Household inspections are conducted by area in the Village. Residents will be notified if their home is to be inspected. Inspections are performed by HydroDesigns as an authorized agent of the Allouez Water Utility and the Village of Allouez Water Department. Further information on the Cross Connection Program is available on the Village website under Water Utility.

December 15, 2011