For a nominal fee, Rolla residents can get their leaves picked up by the Parks & Recreation Department from November 6-December 7.

For a nominal fee, Rolla residents can get their leaves picked up by the Parks & Recreation Department from November 6-December 7.

All leaves must be curbside along city streets. No private driveways or private areas will be entered by city vehicles. Per City Ordinance, no leaves can be placed in the streets, gutters or ditches. Leaves will be picked up by a large vacuum and deposited into a large dump body and trailer and then taken to the Phelps County composting site to be recycled.

Leaf pickup will take place Monday through Friday (leaves will not be picked up after 12-noon Friday or during weekends and holidays). New users of this service must pay a $160 refundable deposit or leave a credit card number. The fee is $80 per half hour with the minimum charge of $80 and all fees must be paid within two weeks of the service being completed. Credit card payments (Visa, Master Card & Discover) are preferred.

If you wish to use this service, or to get more information, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 341-2386.