Department - Public Works

Department of Public Works Office

Director Kevin S. Jones, C. E. T. 

Administrative Assistant  Laura Nealon (518) 773-4556
Fax (518) 773-4549 

(Civil Service)

Park Use Form


Holiday Garbage Schedule



  Summer Clean Up Flyer

Snow Plowing Information

Please remember that the Beaver Street brush and leaf drop off location is open 24/7.

Garbage and Recycling

If your garbage is picked up on Monday or Tuesday your reycling will be collected on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.

If your garbage is picked up on Thursday or Friday your recycling will be collected on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Things to remember regarding garbage collection:

  • Garbage must be placed in front of your residence no later than 6:00AM the day of your scheduled collection. We will not return for missed pickups.

  • Clear garbage bags only.

  • No more than 8 containers (or bags) of trash per household per pickup.

  • Only household garbage is collected. Examples of items not considered garbage: yard debris, construction debris, appliances, electronics, paints, carpet, furniture, needles, tires and metal.

  • Containers cannot exceed 50 pounds when full and must be less than 32 gallons in size.

  • If you have any questions please call the office at 773-4556.


A reminder  to all City residents Permits are available at the City Clerks Office for the Mud Road Transfer Station.

The cost is $50.00 and you must have proof of residency by having your Drivers License and Vehicle Registration, permits are valid until January 1st ~ December 31st.

Hours of Operation


7:15 AM-3:00 PM


7:15 AM-11:30 AM

Many of the items that are not acceptable for curbside pick-up are acceptable to be dropped off at the landfill. This includes: appliances (stoves, washers, dryers etc.), furniture, vehicle batteries, televisions and other household electronics, fluorescent bulbs and used motor oil. There is no charge to city residents to dispose of appliances at the landfill. Tires and freon containing appliances (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers) are accepted at the landfill for a nominal fee. Please call 736-5504 for any further information.


Street Parking
November 30, 2014 @ 11:00pm to March 31,2015 @ 12:00 midnight no person shall park a vehicle between the hours of 11:00pm and 6:00am on any public street in the City.
No person shall operate a snowplow within the City without first obtaining a permit from the Office of the City Clerk at a cost of $25.00.

Street Light Problems
To report problems with street lights (staying on, cycling, dim etc.) please notify National Grid directly. You can do so by going to, click on Your account and scroll down to street lighting. You will need to have the address of the pole (pole number would be very useful also).

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