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City of Pleasanton Brush/ Bulky Trash info

The City of Pleasanton released information on their July Brush/Bulky Trash Pick-up. The Community Development Services Department reminds the public of the bulky trash restrictions.

Trash should not be placed curbside more than two weeks prior to the assigned pick-up date. Trash should not be more than 10 cubic yards per residential location. Community Development Services should be notified for approval to combine trash piles from different locations to prevent additional charges for piles more than 10 cubic yards at a single location.

Trash should not be near any objects preventing pick-up. Trash piles that contain dead animals, tires, concrete, oils, chemicals, hazardous waste, gypsum boards, roof tiles, refrigerant-containing appliances, TVs and monitors will not be accepted.

Area #1 pick-up start date is July 13 – July 17 for areas west of Bryan St. and north of Goodwin St. Area #2 pick-up will be from July 20 – July 24 for areas west of Hwy. 281 to Bryan St. and south of Goodwin. Area #3 pick-up will be from July 27 – July 31 for areas east of Hwy 281 and north of Coughran Road.

For more information, contact 830-569-3867, ext. 223. For map locations, visit the City of Pleasanton website at www.pleasantontx. gov.

City of Jourdanton Bulk/ Brush pick-up

As of July 6, Jourdanton citizens can begin placing bulk and brush items out for collection. The items will be collected July 20- 24.

Rules are:

• Maximum limit is 10 cubic yards (6 feet wide by 15 feet long by 3 feet high)

• Brush must be cut into 4-foot lengths.

• Place all brush and bulk items separately at front curb of residence as close to the street as possible.

• Items may be put out two weekends prior to scheduled collection date.

• Collection trucks will only pass through each street once and will not go back.

• All items must be away from fences, mailboxes or anything impeding collection.

• No commercial busi- nesses will be picked up.

• Items that will not be picked up are batteries, TVs and building materials as well as items containing hazardous materials. Separate arrangements must be made by calling 1-800-800-5804.

Charlotte library reading program continues

The Charlotte Public Library will continue their virtual Summer Reading Program through July 10.

The library is limiting numbers to seven per family. Ages 5 and up must wear face masks and sanitize their hands before and after entering the library. There is a limit of 45 minutes per person on computers and 30 minutes for patrons wanting to check in or check out books and library materials .

Call 830-277-1212 for more information.

Free clothing and shoes in July

Atascosa First Seventhday Adventist Church will be distributing free clothes, jackets and shoes on Wednesday, July 15. Stop by their community center, 1093 FM RD 476 East (off of Avenue H and 11th Street) in Poteet, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will also be giving out some miscellaneous household items to anyone needing a helping hand because they care about you.

Please do not take clothing that they give you free if you plan to sell it.

If you have clothing items in good condition that you no longer need, bring them by and church staff will be happy to give them to someone who needs them.

If you have questions or need help but are unable to make it at that time, you may call Margie Aguero, church community services director at 830-742-8653. They also welcome you to attend church services every Saturday for Sabbath School starting at 9:30 a.m. and church service at 11 a.m. All are welcome.

TO FEATURE an event in O&A, email Lifestyles Editor Lisa Luna at lluna@pleasantonexpress.com or call our office at 830-569-6130.

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