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.
Weekly Recycling & Bulk Trash Drop-Off
Bulk trash (see list below) may be dropped off every Monday and Wednesday at 815 Goliad (City Yard) from 9 to 10 am, and from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. A recent water bill and ID are required to establish proof of residency. Closed on holidays. If you need to schedule a drop-off time other than the regular hours, please contact City Hall at (830) 393-3105 to schedule a date and time.
Monthly Citywide Cleanups
Bulk waste pickups for 60 homes (first come, first served) on the first Saturday of each month. Call (830) 393-3105 by the last Wednesday of preceding month to be placed on pickup list. Residents are allowed one bulk pickup every three months, based on availability. Do not place items on curbside sooner than one week prior to pickup date.
Acceptable Pickup Items
- Household trash, metal and general trash
- Couches, mattresses, box springs, stoves, washing machines
Unacceptable Pickup Items
- Air conditioners or refrigerators (allowed on special cleanup dates)
- Commercial business waste
- Liquids including paint, oil, grease, household chemical or cleaning supplies
- Hazardous materials of any kind, including chlorine, fertilizers, batteries, or other chemical mixture
- Aerosol cans, air tanks, propane tanks, or any product under pressure
- Tires, batteries, rocks, dirt, concrete
- Construction debris or demolition debris
- Boats, cars, or engines
Brush Pickup occurs twice a year. Brush collection months are designated by the day of your regular trash service route.
Monday Trash = Brush Pickup in January and June
Tuesday Trash = Brush Pickup in February and July
Wednesday Trash = Brush Pickup in March and August
Thursday Trash = Brush Pickup in April and September
Friday Trash = Brush Pickup in May and November
Brush collection will begin on the third Monday of the month. Place brush on curbside no earlier than the second Monday of the month. Residents should stack all large piles of brush as close to the street as possible. Do not exceed three cubic yards (6 feet long, 4 feet wide, 4 feet high). Pickup of brush piles larger than three cubic yards may be requested separately. Limbs should be cut into sections, not to exceed six feet in length, with the butt ends together. Tree trunks 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.