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Monday, June 21, 2021

The Village Council is working out the details on the new trash can removal program. They will be collecting data to see how many people actually need the service to move their cans off the edge of the street and back to their homes.

They are also taking into consideration specific areas where people may not be able to move their cans off the edge of the street due to the topography of the land or if they have no place to move them to.

A Village employee will move the cans back off the street during June and July at no charge for those that are unable to take care of it themselves as the Council continues to work out the details of the program.

The Council asks that you do not place your trash/recycle cans at the edge of the street before 12:00 p.m. EST - 11:00 a.m. CST on the day before pickup and that you remove the cans from the edge of the street no later than 8:00 p.m. EST - 7:00 p.m. CST on the day of pickup.

As we try to gather information to find out exactly how many people need the pullback service from the Village, the Council asks that if you are able to move your cans, that you do so.

Able Disposal does have a service available called "back door service". They will charge you $25 per month for trash and $25 per month for recycle to pull your cans out to the street from their location, empty and return to the location where you keep them. If you rent additional cans from Able, they will move all of the cans at the cost mentioned. If you are interested in this service, please contact their call center at (219) 926-1046 to make arrangements.

Friday, June 18, 2021

VILLAGE OF GRAND BEACH

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE NO. 2021-100

GRASS AND WEEDS

To property owners and occupants of land in the Village of Grand Beach, Berrien County, Michigan.  

Notice is given that all weeds, brush and grass growing on any lands within 100 feet of the road right-of-way unless otherwise exempt pursuant to this article must be cut and maintained at a height not to exceed six inches and destroyed and removed to prevent such weeds, brush, and grass from going to seed, from becoming a fire hazard and/or creating a condition detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village.

Failure to comply with the notice and ordinance on or before May 1 shall make the property owner liable for the costs of cutting, destroying and removing the weeds, brush, and grass by the Village or its representatives or agents, and the costs may be levied and collected in the same manner as taxes are levied and collected, with the costs being a lien upon the land.

The Village may cut the weeds, brush and grass as often as necessary to achieve compliance with the ordinance and charge costs to the property owner.

Mary J. Robertson

Clerk-Treasurer