Why is leaf pick-up so early in the season?

In order for the Public Works Department to complete leaf pick-up throughout the entire city prior to snowfall, collection dates must begin in early November. The City allows one week for collection on the north side of the Fox River, one week for collection on the south side of the river, and has reserved the 3 days prior to Thanksgiving as a buffer for mechanical or weather-related delays. After this time, the likelihood for significant snowfall increases to a point where it is no longer practical for the City to employ trucks for leaf collection that need to be ready for plowing. Groot will continue to collect yard waste, including leaves in 33-gallon kraft bags, through the last the first full week of December.  For questions on Groot's collection, please contact them directly at 630-892-9294.

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1. Who is responsible for reseeding after parkway tree removal?
2. Where can I find information about getting my parkway tree removed/replaced?
3. Why was my parkway tree trimmed?
4. When is the next large brush pick-up?
5. Why is leaf pick-up so early in the season?
6. Who is responsible for water basin/retention pond maintenance?
7. Does the City provide mosquito control?
8. How do I find out if my street is on the Road to Better Roads list for repairs this year?
9. How do I submit a claim to the City for damage to my vehicle as a result of hitting a pothole?
10. Does Yorkville have train horn quiet zones?
11. Does Public Works rent meters to hook up to fire hydrants?
12. What is the order in which streets will be plowed after snowfall?
13. Is there a time limit to reporting mailbox damage as a result of a plow truck striking my mailbox?
14. Mailbox reimbursement due to snow plow damage is set at $125.00, can I appeal for a higher reimbursement?