Patrick Fox, Public Works Director
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Public Works Department
|We can't do it all...|
The below list are some issues that might seem to be handled by Public Works, but are actually responded to by other departments or by outside agencies:
|Street Lights Issues or Downed power lines|
Tree trimming around power lines
City Trees, pruning or removal
Parks Dept.:283-3139 or Saco Help Desk
Park Maintenance including mowing
Parks Dept.: 283-3139 or Saco Help Desk
Inspection Office: 284-6983 or Saco Help Desk
Water Issues including shut off covers
B&S Water Co.: 282-1543
Trash and Recycling Curbside pick up
BBI Waste: 934-3880
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.
Household Hazardous Waste collection day, Saturday Sept. 20
There will be a Household Hazardous Waste collection day on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Biddeford Public Works department, 371 Hill St., Biddeford. This free event is open to citizens of Biddeford and Saco.
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.
Trash Can Be Beautiful: A community art project
The Public Works Department will be hosting a "Trash Can Be Beautiful" program at the Saco Sidewalk Arts Festival on Saturday, June 28. Help us decorate trash cans to beautify the city
Seasonal road postings lifted
All seasonal road postings have been lifted as of April 17, 2014.
Compost sale begins May 1
Compost will be available for pick up at the Foss Road Transfer Station beginning Thursday, May 1 at a price of $3 per cubic yard.
Household Hazardous Waste day is July 12, 2014
Saco citizens with household hazardous wastes may dispose of them for free on July 12 from 8 a.m. to noon. For details about what can be disposed of, see the Household Hazardous Waste Day page.
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