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City Says Bulk Item Collection Program Is Working

Sunday October 28th, 2018, 2:30pm

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The City of Windsor has released the statistics for the third quarter of 311 calls and they say that it proves the bulk item pick up program is working.

“We had 484 requests in the second quarter and 516 this quarter,” said Waste Collection Contracts and Operations Administrator Jim Leether. “Those numbers show the program is popular and helpful for residents who would otherwise have difficulty getting rid of items.”

Under the program, each of the city’s pickup zones see two collection cycles for bulk items per month. There is a maximum of two items per pickup and the cost for the service is $10 per item. To book a pickup, call 311.

In 2017, there were 291 Bulk Item service requests received in total.

Top 10 311 requests for July to September:

Tree Maintenance
2,368

Dirty Yard Complaint
1,920

Rodent Extermination Program
836

Garbage Not Collected
651

Bulk Item Pick-Up (Furniture)
516

Building Condition Complaint
505

Tax Inquiry
480

Storm Flooding
462

Sewer Complaint
370

Transit Windsor
366

 

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