Traces water and sewer lines, makes departmental purchases, dispatches workers, keeps records, and performs other clerical duties.
Maintains and repairs city vehicles, police vehicles, and city equipment (excluding fire department vehicles).
Repairs and maintains city streets; removes weather-related debris ditch lines that may cause hazard; and constructs some city streets. This department also mows and maintains rights of way, installs and maintains street signage and pavement markings, maintains city owned areas and parks, and sweeps city streets.
Bulk Trash Drop-Off & City Cleanup
Bulk trash may be dropped off at the City Yard every Saturday between 8 am and 12 noon. A recent water bill and ID are required to establish proof of residency.
City cleanups occur three times a year. In 2017, citywide cleanup dates are:
- Saturday, March 25
- Saturday, June 24
- Saturday, September 30
Pickup is also available. If curbside service is needed, call City Hall at (830) 393-3105. Notify us no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by 12 noon to be placed on the list.
- Household trash
- Yard waste, metal and general trash
- Wood and brush. All wood and brush must be tied, cut, and bundled, not to exceed 48 inches or 50 pounds.
- Air conditioners, refrigerators, and freezers. Items containing Freon must be tagged by a certified technician stating that Freon has been removed in accordance with governmental standards.
- Commercial/business waste
- Any liquids, including paint, oil, grease, household chemical or cleaning supplies
- Hazardous materials of any kind, including chlorine, fertilizers, batteries, or other chemical mixtures
- Aerosol cans, air tanks, propane tanks, or any product under pressure
- Tires, batteries, rocks, dirt, concrete
- Construction or demolition debris
- Large or heavy furniture
- Boats, cars, or engines
Brush Pick-Up & Mulching
Brush Pick-Up occurs monthly on the second full week of each month. Residents should stack all large piles of brush as close to the street as possible. Limbs should be cut into sections, not to exceed twelve feet in length, with the butt ends together. Medium piles of brush should be cut into sections, not to exceed four feet in length, with butt ends together and as close to the street as possible. Any loose branches or yard debris should be tied into bundles, using string or twine. No bags will be picked up by city crews. Residents must call City Hall at (830) 393-3105 to be placed on the brush list for pick up. If resident intends to keep mulch, request must be made in advance.