MEXICO — Residents participating in the town’s spring cleanup May 12 to 31 need to have everything curbside before May 12. No return runs will be made.

All trash and debris must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m., according to the town cleanup schedule.

All leaves and grass must be bagged. All brush must be bagged and not exceed 4 feet in length. Stumps won’t be taken.

Garbage, automobiles, auto gas tanks, liquid propane tanks and batteries will not be picked up. All metal must be separated and placed in a separate pile.

All appliances must have the doors removed. Only one refrigerator or air conditioner unit per occupied dwelling is allowed. No oil drums, unless cut in half, oil, paint or other chemicals will be picked up.

Cardboard must be separated. Shingles, metal, vinyl or other roofing or siding must be separated from wood.

No more than four tires per household will be picked up. Big truck tires and skidder tires won’t be accepted.

Clean lumber must be separated and no longer than 4 feet. Wooden panels must be torn apart. Pressure-treated wood and railroad ties must be no longer than 4 feet and kept in separate piles.

Concrete, rocks, bricks and pieces of demolished buildings will not be picked up.

The total amount of all items taken from each residence must not exceed one pickup truck load. Residents are encouraged to bring items to the Mexico transfer station themselves during spring cleanup weeks, if possible.


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