Thursday, March 28, 2013
The annual spring clean up, where residents can get rid of large, bulky items, will be in April.
The Town of Herndon's annual spring clean up week wlil take place from April 22-26. Residents living in the Town of Herndon limits will have the opportunity to place large or bulky items at the curbside for pickup. Accepted items include: • appliances with the doors removed • furniture • vehicle parts and plumbing fixtures under 50 pounds • up to two tires per household • up to one cubic yard of building materials, with lengths not to exceed 4 feet Not included in the pickup is yard waste, auto parts weighing more than 50 pounds, large quantities of building materials and household hazardous waste. Items should be placed at the curbside by 7 a.m. on residents' trash day only, but no earlier than 24 hours prior to pickup. For more …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Live in the town of Herndon limits? Here's what you need to know about cars, sidewalks and the snow.
If you live in the town of Herndon, the town has its own procedures for snow removal that you may want to know. The Town of Herndon's Department of Public Works is responsible for snow removal on roads within the town limits. Main arterial routes are given first priority for salting, sanding and plowing before other streets are addressed. Here's what residents need to know when it snows in Herndon: • PARKING - Avoid parking your vehicle on the street and in cul-de-sacs when a snowstorm is predicted to hit. Vehicles parked on streets makes it difficult or impossible for DPW trucks to remove snow. If your car is parked on a snow emergency route, it may be towed. • SIDEWALKS - Residents should clear sidewalks near their business or home. …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Get rid of large, unwanted items during fall cleanup week.
The Town of Herndon's annual fall cleanup will be held the week of Oct. 15-19, allowing town residents to dispose of large items, such as furniture. Items must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on your normal trash day, but no earlier than 24 hours prior to the scheduled collection time. Items that can be picked up include: • Appliances with the doors removed • Furniture • Plumbing fixtures and auto parts weighing less than 50 pounds • Up to two tires per household • A limited amount of building materials — about one cubic yard with lengths not to exceed four feet Unacceptable materials include: • Yard waste • Auto parts weighing more than 50 pounds • Large quantities of building materials • Household hazardous waste For questions on the fall …
Monday, June 4, 2012
The Town of Herndon launched a new page on its website informing residents of proper disposal of hazardous waste products.
Monday, June 4, 2012
The Town of Herndon's Department of Public Works is asking residents and businesses to properly dispose of common hazardous materials. The DPW has a new page on the town's website that defines hazardous waste products for Herndon residents, which includes household cleaners, yard care products, paints, paint thinners, petroleum products, rodent poisons and other many commonly used products. The website emphasizes why proper disposal of hazardous products is critical. “Sanitation workers can be injured from toxins, corrosive materials or ignitable materials improperly mixed with regular solid waste,” said Robert B. Boxer, director of Public Works in a press release. “Additionally, improper dumping of these materials on the ground or in …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Charles Kemp has been promoted as the superintendent of the town’s Public Works department.
Bob Boxer, director of Public Works for the Town of Herndon, announced that Charles Kemp has been promoted as the superintendent of the town’s Public Works department. Kemp has been serving as acting superintendent since the town’s longtime superintendent, Sonny Lynch, left in July 2011. Kemp joined the town’s Public Works department in 1986 as an engineering technician and has held positions of increasing responsibility ever since. He has served as the Public Works department’s general services administrator since 1993. As superintendent Kemp will direct the department’s field and emergency operations, including snow removal, refuse and recycling collection, infrastructure maintenance, and management of the field operations staff. He’ll …