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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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2329 Keyes Ave
Madison , WI 53711

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Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
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District 13 Updates: Post-Travel Testing, Xmas Tree Collection

December 28, 2020 11:12 AM

Hi Everyone.

I hope your holidays have been peaceful, safe and relaxing. If you traveled, please be mindful to limit contact with others upon return. The threat of community spread is still very much with us. Free testing is still available at the Alliant Energy Center.  

NO APPOINTMENT necessary to get tested at AEC. Testing is first-come, first served. Pre-register at https://www.publichthmdc.com/coronavirus/testing. Enter Main Gate on Rimrock Road.
Free flu vaccine for uninsured, and those on Badgercare, Medicare or Medicaid. Enter Olin Gate.
Hours:
Sunday:  Closed
Monday:  Closed 
Tuesday:  12 Noon - 8 p.m.
Wednesday:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday:  12 Noon -8 p.m.
Friday:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Public Health Madison & Dane County updates: https://www.facebook.com/publichealthmd

Christmas Tree Collection

The Streets Division provides two rounds of curbside collection for Christmas trees. The first round will begin on January 4, 2021 with the second and final round beginning on January 19, 2021.

Do not place wreaths, evergreen rope, garlands, and boughs out for tree collection. These belong in the trash. They contain wires or metal that can damage wood chipping equipment.

Residents who wish to have their trees collected at the curb should follow the below guidelines in order to guarantee their trees are picked up.

The Rules for Christmas Tree Collection
Failure to follow the below list of rules may result in the tree not being collected.

  • Remove all tree stands regardless if they are metal or wood.
  • Remove all tree decorations such as lights, ornaments, or other metal objects.
  • Remove any tree bags, and any other foreign object.

Where to Place Your Tree for Collection

Trees must be placed on the terrace or the road edge, and must be accessible by collection crews.

When to Place Your Tree for Collection
The Streets Division performs two rounds of Christmas tree collection.

  • Round One Information - January 4, 2021

Residents who wish to have their tree picked up during the first round should set their tree to the curb by 6:30am on January 4.

Trees set to the curb at this time will likely be collected sometime between January 4 and January 15, 2021, depending on weather conditions and crew availability.

If you place the trees to the curb after January 4, the tree may not be collected until the second round.

  • Round Two Information - January 19, 2021

Residents who wish to have their tree collected at the curb and did not take advantage of the first round must have their tree to the curb by 6:30 a.m. on January 19.

Trees set to the curb at this time will likely be collected sometime between January 19 and January 29, depending on weather conditions and crew availability.

Trees set to the curb after 6:30 a.m. January 19 may not be picked up until the start of the regular brush collection services in the spring.

What Happens if It Snows
The Streets Division is the primary agency responsible for servicing city streets during snow and ice events. If conditions require, crews will be diverted from tree collection to assist with maintaining the roads. This may result in pickup delays.

If the trees become buried with snow and ice while awaiting collection, you will need dig out the trees so they are accessible to the crews.

Drop-off Sites
Madison residents may also bring their Christmas trees to one of the Streets Division drop-off sites.

The sites are located at 1501 W. Badger Rd. on the southwest side and at 4602 Sycamore Ave. on the east side.

The drop-off sites are for winter hours, which is 7:30am to 2:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Please note that drop-off sites will close at 11:00am on New Year's Eve.

Additional Information
Additional information regarding tree collection, and other winter-related city operations, can be found on the City of Madison's Winter website, www.cityofmadison.com/winter.

Take care and stay safe.

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