MOUNT VERNON — The loose leaf drop-off area will be open to accept leaves as of Monday, Oct. 8. The drop-off area has been moved to new location. The drop-off area is located at Foundation Park, 175 S. Norton St., at the Norton Street entrance. Hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For those wishing to dispose of leaves on Saturdays, they should be taken to the Knox County Landfill site on Thayer Road, located off U.S.. 36 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The drop-off area is for loose leaves only. All bags or other containers must be removed from the area after they are emptied.
Leaf pick-up within Mount Vernon will tentatively begin Monday, Oct. 29. For further information call 393-9501.
Published on October 4, 2012