The Public Works Department is comprised of four divisions (Service, Water, Waste Water, and Cemetery) which are basically responsible for the administration and maintenance of roadways, sign installation and repair, snow and ice control, brush and leaf collection programs, Public Works buildings and property maintenance, storm and sanitary sewer maintenance and repair, waste water treatment, cemetery maintenance, water billing, collections, mains, meters, hydrants, valve maintenance and repairs, all City vehicle maintenance and repair, and the monitoring of all services contracted out.
The Service Department begins leaf collection on or about the beginning of October every year and continues until all leaves are picked up.The city is divided into four sections with a truck in each section, continuous rounds of each section will be made. The city collects approximately 6000 cubic yards of leaves every year.
Brush and Branch Collection - Branch collection will be the weeks of April 4, May 2, June 6, July 5, August 1, September 6 and October 3, 2016. All items need to be on the curb and called into the Service Department before the start of brush pick up. We will not add addresses once pick up has begun. Place branches on treelawn with cut end facing the street. Branches cannot be larger than 10 inches in diameter. You must call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 and your address will be placed on a list for pick up.
UNACCEPTABLE - rose bushes, grape vines, pricker bushes, (these items need to be placed in trash bag or bundled and put out for weekly trash collection). Railroad ties and stumps have to be hauled away at homeowner's expense.
The Service Department will snake out the sanitary sewer from your house to the street providing a proper cleanout is installed in the house. Call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. We have adjusted the frequency the sewer service is available. Beginning April 1, 2015, the sewer service will only be available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Should an issue arise with your sanitary sewer over the weekend and the days it is not available, you will be advised to contact a plumber.
Effective January 1, 2014, we will only service sanitary lines two (2) times a year, any additional servicing will have to be done by a plumber of your choice at residents expense.
The Service Department has the right to refuse to snake a home that is unsafe, unlawful, lacks maintenance or in disrepair. The home must have running water, electric and provide sufficient lighting for the work area. The City is not responsible for any damage or necessary clean up during the snaking of the sewer lateral.
Kimble will not make trash or recycle pickups on the following holidays, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
If any of these holidays occur on a weekday prior to or on your collection day, service will be delayed 1 day.