Leaf pickup starts Monday
The City of Great Falls’ leaf pickup program runs Oct. 22 through Nov. 7.
The schedule is weather dependent.
For those in the boulevard district, the Natural Resources Division will vacuum leaves from the boulevards.
The city Street Division will be sweeping streets in conjunction with leaf pickup.
Residents within the Boulevard District area are asked to deposit leaves on
the boulevard next to the curb and not in the street gutter. Rain, snow and vehicle traffic can make it impossible to pick up leaves placed in the gutter, according to the city Park and Recreation Department.
Piles with branches, grass clippings, garden waste and pet waste will not be
The city asks that residents arrange for pickup of those items with their sanitation provider.
Streets and avenues in each area will be cleaned on alternate days. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the street and avenue on the scheduled pickup day to allow for vacuuming as well as street sweeping.
Leaf pickup is 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and this year’s schedule is:
Oct. 22-23: Area 1, upper northside, avenues and streets from Central Avenue to 5th Avenue North from 23rd Street North to 38th Street North.
Oct. 24-25: Area 2, northside, avenues and streets from Central Avenue to 8th Avenue North from 15th Street North to 23rd Street North.
Oct. 26: Area 2 and 3
Oct. 29-30: Area 3, lower northside, avenues and streets from Central Avenue to 8th Avenue North from Park Drive to 15th Street North.
Oct. 31: Areas 3 and 5.
Nov. 1: Area 5, westside, avenues and streets from Central Avenue West to 4th Avenue Southwest from 3rd Street Southwest to 11th Street Southwest.
Nov. 2 and Nov. 5: Area 4, lower southside, avenues and streets from Central Avenue to 3rd Avenue South from 2nd Street South to 13th Street South.
Nov. 7: Area 6, avenues and streets from Central Avenue to 3rd Avenue South from 14th Street South to 23rd Street South