Per its agreement with the City of Rockport, Republic Services will begin hand pick up of bagged leaves and grass clippings Nov. 6. The program will continue for four weeks.

• Each household may put out up to 12 bags of grass clippings, leaves, thatch, tree trimmings (limbs less than 4” in diameter), and garden waste (including plants, flowers, landscape vegetation, vegetative garden waste, windfall fruit and brush).

• Waste bags should be no greater than 35 gallons.

• Trash cans will not be serviced.

• Unacceptable items include dirt, stumps, and large limbs.

Residents with scheduled trash day of Monday or Tuesday, will have their yard debris picked up on Wednesdays (Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27). Those with Wednesday or Friday weekly collection, will have their bags picked up on Saturdays (Nov. 9, 16, 23, and 30).

Regular weekly trash and bi-weekly recyclables will continue on schedule.

For additional information, please call utility billing at (361) 729-2213, ext. 234, during normal business hours.

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