City of Monmouth

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Essential City of Monmouth Information



City-Wide Clean-Up

This program is held annually with pick-up on the resident's regular garbage day. This year it was the week of June 2 - 6, 2014. There is only one pick up per year.  

One (1) appliance per household.  Non-Freon appliances accepted at no charge at the City Transfer Station.  There is a charge for appliances with Freon.

The following items are NOT acceptable:

Tires, batteries, oil, cleaning liquids, any liquid materials, wet paint, yard waste, concrete, automotive parts, nothing with oil or gas in it – mowers, trimmers, propane tanks, etc., all loose items must be contained (dry wall, etc.)

There is no limit on the number of acceptable household refuse items during Clean-up Days.

Clean-up Day will be advertised on the radio, in the newspaper and on this Web Site.

Many items may be taken to the Transfer Station (formerly known as the Landfill) - the Monmouth Municipal Waste Handling Facility (aka Transfer Station) is located on 186th Avenue (1/4 mile off of south 11th Street). Hours are: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. until noon.  Call 309-734-2515 if you have questions about what will be accepted.

As of January 1st, 2012, no electronics may be put in the landfills. These items may be recycled for FREE at the City Transfer Station (formerly the landfill).  The list of banned items includes: computers and all connecting devices (printers, external hard drives, etc.), routers and all cords.  Also accepted in the program are all electronic devices with or without a cord (radios, clocks, video consoles, cable boxes, cordless tools, etc.).  TVs and computer monitors may be taken to the Transfer Station and all residential recycling of electronics is free. There will be a cost for business electronics (trade waste).

There is free disposal of (recycling) of anything made of metal, including non-Freon appliances, bicycles, grills, folding chairs, etc. 

Attachments:
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Burning

Burn hours are Monday - Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., NO burning on Sunday.

Residents can burn in burning barrels or trash burners without obtaining a permit from the Monmouth Fire Department.  Large bonfires require a permit from the Fire Department (no cost for the permit) at 309-734-8428.  You must follow the guidelines the Fire Department provides for where you can burn.  Burning without such a permit is a City Ordinance violation and you may be ticketed as a result.  Monmouth Fire Department is located at 601 Industrial Park Road (north station) and 1100 S. Main Street (south station).

Leaves and yard waste may not be burned on city streets, concrete or asphalt.

 
Transfer Station

The City operates a Transfer Station that collects some items not accepted by curbside Waste Management or Maple City Recycling.

Fees will be assessed according to the item(s) being discarded.

As of January 1st, 2012, no electronics may be landfilled. These items may be recycled for FREE at the City Transfer Station (formerly the landfill).  The list of items banned from landfills includes: computers and all connecting devices (printers, external hard drives, etc.), routers and all cords.  Also accepted in the program are all electronic devices with or without a cord (radios, clocks, video consoles, cable boxes, cordless tools, etc.).  TVs and computer monitors may be taken to the Transfer Station with no cost to you.  Residential recycling of electronics is free.  There will be a cost for business electronics (trade waste).  There will be a substantial fine for anyone identified as dumping electronics anywhere except such approved sites.

Free disposal (recycling) of anything made of metal, including non-Freon appliances, bicycles, grills, folding chairs, etc.

The Transfer Station is located just east off of S. 11th Street.

Transfer Station hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:300 p.m., compost and yard waste hours are 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Saturday hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

You may contact the Transfer Station at 734-2515 if you have questions regarding what will be accepted.


Attachments:
Download this file (MONMOUTH  FLYER 4-15.pdf)MONMOUTH FLYER 4-15.pdf[ ]172 Kb
 
Ordinance Tickets

Tickets issued for City Ordinance Violations.

Ordinance Violation tickets must be paid within 21 days of issuance to avoid going to Court.

After 21 days, all Ordinance Violation tickets will be forwarded to the City Attorney for further action as necessary.

Payments may be made at City Hall or left in the drop box on the west side of the building. These payments may be made with cash or check.

In addition, ordinance tickets may be paid on-line. This will require a credit card and a $5 dollar convenience fee will be added. Click here to pay online..

 
Parking

There are several areas in the city that have noted restricted parking. These areas are marked accordingly. You can see them on the parking map above.

 
Parking Tickets

Tickets issued for City Parking Violations. 

Parking Violation tickets not paid within 7 days of issuance are subject to progressively higher fines. Tickets will explain the fines for within 7 days, after 7 days, and after 21 days plus Court costs.

After 21 days, all Parking Violation tickets will be forwarded to the City Attorney for further action as necessary.

Payments may be made at City Hall or left in the drop box on the west side of the building. These payments may be made with cash or check. 

In addition, parking tickets may be paid on-line. This will require a credit card and a $5 dollar convenience fee will be added. Click here to pay online.

 
Snow Routes

 

Snow route tickets are issued when a snow emergency has been announced. The plows must be able to get through these designated areas to keep the streets open. Failure to move your vehicle which is parked on a snow route when a snow emergency has been announced may result in a parking ticket with a fine of $50.00. You will find the snow route map and listing of snow routes above.