News Flash

City News Stories

Posted on: October 14, 2021

Second round of Fall 2021 Loose Leaf Collection starts Monday, Nov. 29

Fall 2020 Loose Leaf Collection

Loose leaf collection is returning to Jackson this fall. The City of Jackson Department of Public Works (DPW) is starting the Fall 2021 Loose Leaf Collection Program on Monday, Nov. 1. The DPW is planning two rounds of leaf collection in every section of the City through Thursday, Dec. 9.

The DPW has four leaf vacuum machines that will be running simultaneously in different parts of the City to provide a timely pickup. Like last year’s collection, the DPW asks residents to place loose leaf piles along curbs in the street. Placing leaves on the street level along curbs helps crews perform a more effective collection. Residents are urged to not put out leaf piles in the curb line of streets until 48 hours before their scheduled pickup. Having leaf piles in streets for long periods of time hinders street cleanliness, clogs storm drains, and can permanently damage pavement. It’s also very important for residents to remove vehicles from streets when collection is happening in their neighborhood. Leaves will not be collected if they can’t be reached by crews.

A map that shows collection sections and pickup dates is available on the City website. The City is divided into 10 sections, with each section receiving two rounds of collection. On Monday, Nov. 1, crews are starting in Section 1 (southwest side) and Section 6 (northeast side). The Section 1 crew will move east through Section 5 and the Section 6 crew will move west through Section 10.

The City encourages residents to stay updated on the collection program so they know when it’s coming to their street. In addition to referencing a mailer that’s sent to every address in the City, residents can stay informed through these communication channels:

  • Sign up for CodeRED. Users of this system are given advanced notice of when leaf collection is
  • coming to their area through phone calls, emails and texts.
  • Check for updates on the City website by visiting cityofjackson.org/leafcollection.
  • “Follow” the City’s Facebook page for regular updates.
  • Call the Leaf Collection Phone Line at 517-768-6088 to hear collection updates.

Questions about leaf collection are directed to the DPW at 517-788-4170. Residents should be aware that collection dates may be altered if crews experience slowdowns from poor weather or equipment breakdowns. The collection program finished on schedule in 2020 thanks to favorable weather and new equipment. 


Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News Stories

Jackson City Council Meeting 11-23-21

Jackson City Council Nov. 23 Meeting

Posted on: November 23, 2021
Screen Shot 2021-11-10 at 9.11.34 AM

New official City Seal adopted for Jackson

Posted on: November 10, 2021
Jackson City Council MEETING UPDATE (1)

Jackson City Council Oct. 26 Meeting

Posted on: October 26, 2021
hydrant

Fall Hydrant Flushing Program

Posted on: September 23, 2021
Fall Newsletter Graphic (1)

Fall 2021 Newsletter Now Available!

Posted on: September 23, 2021
Jackson City Council MEETING UPDATE (1)

Jackson City Council Sept. 28, 2021 meeting

Posted on: September 28, 2021
Jackson City Council MEETING UPDATE (1)

Jackson City Council Sept. 14, 2021 Meeting

Posted on: September 14, 2021
Jackson City Council meeting 7-13-21

Jackson City Council July 13 Meeting

Posted on: July 13, 2021
Summer Newsletter Graphic

Summer Newsletter Now Available!

Posted on: June 7, 2021
Spring Newsletter Graphic

Spring Newsletter Now Available!

Posted on: April 15, 2021
Jackson City Council 2-23-21 meeting

Jackson City Council Feb. 23, 2021 meeting

Posted on: February 23, 2021
Leaf vacuum machine and leaf pile

UPDATE: Leaf collection completed

Posted on: October 13, 2020
11-24-20 City Council meeting

Jackson City Council Nov. 24, 2020 meeting

Posted on: November 24, 2020
11-10-20 City Council meeting

Jackson City Council Meeting Nov. 10, 2020

Posted on: November 10, 2020
Census sign

Be counted! Respond to the U.S. Census

Posted on: September 9, 2020
8-11-20 meeting

Jackson City Council Sept. 8, 2020 Meeting

Posted on: September 8, 2020
Fall newsletter video still

Fall 2020 Newsletter now available!

Posted on: September 4, 2020
8-11-20 meeting

Jackson City Council Aug. 11 Meeting

Posted on: August 11, 2020