The City of Fort Madison, in their efforts to promote cleanliness and pride in the community, is providing two (2) garbage vouchers to each Fort Madison garbage resident. Residents may pick up their vouchers at Fort Madison City Hall beginning Monday, April 11. City Hall is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with the exception of Good Friday, April 15. Each voucher allows the bearer to take one (1) pick-up load of trash, at no charge, to the Great River Regional Waste Authority (GRRWA) landfill.
Great River Regional Waste Authority
2092 303rd Avenue
Fort Madison, Iowa 52627
Landfill Hours: Monday-Friday 8am - 4pm
Saturday 9am - Noon
This year's Spring Clean-up is set for Monday, April 25 to Saturday, May 7. This is an excellent opportunity for property owners to address any non-compliance conditions. (Please note – all vehicles must be unloaded and driven back across the scale before closing time! Be aware that there may be extended wait times based on participation.)
ALL LOADS MUST BE SECURED AND TARPED! LOADS NOT TARPED WILL BE FINED A $100.00 PENALTY.
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED DURING THE PROGRAM
Televisions, radios, VCRs, computers, electronic devices, appliances, vehicle batteries, tires of any size, construction and demolition materials (bricks, concrete, asphalt shingles, lumber, siding, dry wall) – employees may use discretion in taking a small amount of this type of material, liquids (antifreeze, waste oil, paint – paint cans will be accepted ONLY if the lid is off and the contents are either dried or absorbed by sawdust, cat litter, etc.); hazardous materials (explosive materials, volatiles and flammables, poisons); any substance which may present a hazard to collection personnel and materials that are normally taken under the City yard waste program.
For more information regarding accepted materials, please call GRRWA at (319) 372-6140, then for any other questions call City Hall at (319) 372-7700