Patrick Fox, Public Works Director
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Please use the
CITY OF SACO HELPDESK
to report all problems.
Also please note that some issues are handled by other agencies:
- Street Lights Issues or Downed power lines
- Tree trimming around power lines
- Water Issues including shut off covers
Maine Water: 282-1543
- Trash and Recycling Curbside pick up
BBI Waste: 934-3880
Bring your old electronics for recycling and papers for shredding to the Public Works Department, 351 North Street, Saco on June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Celebrate Spring by Composting!
Spring is here and what better way to celebrate the season than by making a commitment to compost. Curbside composting makes it easy.
Don't recycle alkaline batteries
Just a reminder that household alkaline batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9V) are not recyclable and should be disposed of in your normal household trash. For more information on why, see our page on alkaline battery disposal.
Road postings lifted
All 2016 seasonal road postings have been lifted as of March 18. For more information about road postings, see our postings page.
Compost bins for sale
The Public Works Department is selling compost bins for $49 These 80-gallon bins made of recycled plastic will help you turn yard and food waste into a rich garden soil.
Household Hazardous Waste Days, 2016
Household hazardous waste days have been set for 2016. These are an opportunity to dispose of certain household chemicals in a safe and responsible manner at no charge for residents of Biddeford, Saco and Scarborough.
Simpson Road culvert proposals
The City of Saco has received four proposals for the rehabilitation/replacement of the culvert on the Simpson Road. You may view the proposals, as well as a third-party review of all four by CLD Engineers and related documents HERE.
Commercial disposal of leaf and yard waste
Notice to contractors: As of May 1, there will be a $5/yard disposal fee for all leaf and yard waste.
Somesville Bridge Replacement
The Somesville Bridge spanning the Saco River between Pine Street in Biddeford and Market Street in Saco will be replaced beginning April 20. Construction is expected to last about a year.
Concrete, asphalt and oil disposal changes
There are new procedures for citizens wishing to dispose of concrete, rock, asphalt or waste oil at the Public Works Department.
Recycling drop off container removed from train station area
Due to abuse, the "silver bullet" recycling container has been moved to the Public Works Department, 351 North Street. Access will be limited to normal working hours.
Think Blue is the campaign to halt water pollution caused by stormwater which sweeps pollution on the ground into rivers, streams, lakes and the ocean. For more on this issue, go to the Think Blue site.
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