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Location: US Highway 10 (Gerry Way), behind the DPW GarageHours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Facility Usage: City Residents Only
Yard waste may be disposed of at the City compost site daily. The City compost site is located on West Ryan Street (Hwy 10), behind the DPW Garage
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Per City Code Sec. 102-31, all noxious weeds and other rank growth of vegetation are declared public health nuisances. All weeds and grass shall be kept cut to a height of not to exceed one foot. The City may cause all weeds and grass to be cut and removed and brush to be removed and the cost thereof charged to the property under Wis. Stats. 66.0627(c). Property owners are asked NOT to blow grass clippings onto City streets, which causes backup of the City storm sewer system.
Noxious Weeds and Grass
Section 102-31, Declared Health Nuisance, of the City of Brillion Municipal Code states that all noxious weeds and other rank growth of vegetation are declared public health nuisances. All weeds and grass shall be kept cut to a height of not to exceed one foot. Any person found in violation of the provisions of this article shall be given written notice by the city requiring compliance with the provisions of this article. The notice shall include a description of the conditions, the location or address of the item(s) in violation, and that failure to comply with the provisions of this article may result in the City may cause all weeds and grass to be cut and removed and brush to be removed and the cost thereof charged to the property under Wis. Stats. § 66.60(16). The notice shall specify a time for compliance, generally not to exceed five days. Notice is not required for second and subsequent violations occurring within a one-year period of the first violation of this section.
Noxious weeds means any plant having the potential to cause injury to the environment, public heath, crops, livestock, land or other property. Noxious weeds shall include any weed, grass or similar plant growth which, if allowed to pollinate, would cause or produce hay fever in humans or would cause a skin rash through contact with the skin. As defined, noxious weeds shall include but not be limited to the following: Canada Thistle, Leafy Spurge, Field Bindweed (Creeping Jenny), Purple Loosestrife, Multiflora Rose, Yellow Rocket, Wild Carrot, All Rag Weeds, Goldenrod, Mustard, Bull Thistle, Poison Ivy or Burdock.
Section 82-11, Unlawful Dumping on Street, of the City of Brillion Municipal Code states that it shall be unlawful for any person to deposit or cause to be deposited, dump, sort, scatter or leave any rubbish, stone, wire, earth, ashes, cinders, sawdust, hay, glass, manure, filth, paper, snow, ice, dirt, grass, leaves, construction waste, garbage or other offensive or noxious material in any public street, sidewalk, alley, or upon any public property or upon any property of another, without the express permission of the owner or occupant thereof.
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If you wish to get rid of the leaves in a timelier manner, you may take them to the City Compost Site.
Home composting is an excellent and very cost effective way to give back to nature, and to your own yard! There are a number of methods for producing finished composts at home, including composting in a backyard compost bin and using red worms to eat food wastes. For more information, a good place to start learning is to check out this link at the DNR's webite: Home Composting, which contains a number of resources.
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