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2018 Media Releases


Date:
October 15, 2018
For More Information Contact:
Parks and Recreation Community Forestry Section, 402-441-7847
Karla Welding, Solid Waste Operations, 402-441-7867
Scott Hofeling, Hofeling Enterprises, 402-438-8733

Designated Areas Now Available for Storm Debris

Following Sunday's storm, the City reminds residents that disposal of private tree debris is the responsibility of the property owner. Parks and Recreation Community Forestry Section personnel will only clear tree debris that has fallen from trees planted in the public right-of-way between the sidewalk and curb. For debris in those areas only, call 402-441-7847, option 0, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After 4:30 p.m., tree debris may be reported to the Lincoln Police Department non-emergency number at 402-441-6000.

Residents may take tree debris at no charge to the following locations:

Residents can also haul tree debris at no charge until October 19 to Hofeling Enterprises, 2200 S. Folsom Ct. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Residents may also take tree debris to the City Solid Waste Transfer Station, 5101 North 48th St. Hours are 6:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 6:45 a.m. to noon Sunday. Regular disposal charges and fees apply. To avoid an extra charge, residents must cover and secure their loads. For more information, visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: landfill).

Some private refuse haulers will pick-up tree debris left at the curb. Residents can contact their refuse haulers to inquire about the service. Residents may report non-emergency quality of life issues such as downed trees within the City limits to uplnk.lincoln.ne.gov.


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