autumn leaves

MOUNT VERNON -- As of Thursday, Nov. 19, leaf pick-up in the City of Mount Vernon is complete.

The city will be doing pile pick-ups only Nov. 23 to 25.

Any residents with leaves that still need to be picked up, should call the Street Department office at 740-393-9501 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays to make arrangements for pick up; weather permitting.

There will be absolutely no pick-up after Dec. 4.

The leaf drop-off area at the Thayer Road Compost Facility remains open. The facility has new hours; the gates are now open Monday through Sunday, Dawn until Dusk.This is for loose leaves only. All bags and other containers must be removed from the area after they are emptied.

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