There has been some complaints from citizens about the garbage that accumulates on the street and in yards after the garbage containers are emptied. The garbage truck driver is not required to get out of the truck at any time during collection.  Therefore, it is up to you to make sure that your garbage is secured in the containers to keep it from collecting in the streets and yards.  Here are a few helpful hints:

Make sure your container is out by 7 am on garbage collection day.  Tuesday for residential customers.  Monday, Wednesday and Friday for commercial customers
Bag all loose paper and trash.  Although this is not a requirement, it is a strong suggestion.  Loose paper and trash can easily blow in the wind.  “BAGGED TRASH STOPS LITTER”.  IF YOUR TRASH IS LEFT ON THE GROUND, YOU CAN BE CHARGED WITH "ILLEGAL DUMPING"

Place the container close to the street so the garbage truck can reach it.  Please leave adequate spacing between your container and fences, vehicles, mail boxes, etc.  Setting your container too close to obstacles can prevent your garbage from being emptied

Do not overstuff your container.  Trash that is jammed in the container can prevent the container from being emptied entirely.  Trash that is piled high in the container can fall off as the arms are lifting the container and will be left on the ground

Do not put wood or metal (construction debris) in the container.  These items can damage the truck and will prevent your garbage from being collected.

April  3 - Good Friday

April  4 - Children's Easter Egg Hunt,
              10 am at Rister Park

              Roll Off Containers will be open
              8 am - 1 pm at the Maintenance
              Yard across from Tye Cemetery

              Tye Community Musical, 6 pm
              at Tye Community Center

April  5 - Easter

              Roll Off Containers will be open
               8 am - 2 pm at the Maintenance
               Yard across from Tye Cemetery

April 20 - City Council Meeting, 6:30 pm
               at Tye City Hall

April 22 -  Earth Day

April 23 - Merkel ISD School Board
               6:30 pm, Merkel ISD
               Administration Building

City Calendar

City Wide Cleanup Set For April 18th
The annual Tye City Wide Clean Up is scheduled for April 18, 2015.  This is a day set aside each year for citizens to get rid of unwanted  items and clean up around their property.  Roll off containers will be set up at the City Maintenance Yard 8 am to 2 pm.  If you are a resident of Tye with active water utility service, you can bring discarded items and garbage to the roll off containers free of charge.
"Thank You"
The City of Tye would like to extend a huge "Thank You" to GENECO Technologies for co-sponsoring the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus.

The City would also like to thank the following businesses for their purchase and donation of children's and senior citizen circus tickets.

   Farmers Insurance-Stacy Cullins                 Big Rigs Lube Center
   Bruckner Truck Sales                         Handy Hardware-Merkel
   Rush Truck Center                                     Triangle Tire Service
   Tye Concrete Company                              Chat & Curl Beauty Salon
   Diversified Water Well Drilling                     Loey Truck Wash
   Ray's Metal Works                                    Scottish Inn
   Flying J Travel Plaza                                  Western Marketing, Inc.
   Contract Paving                                         Cal-Tex Feed Yard
April is Autism Awareness Month

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Autism
Awareness Ribbon

The puzzle pattern of this ribbon reflects the mystery and complexity of autism.  The different colors and shapes represent the diversity of people and families living with this disorder.  The brightness of the ribbon signals hope - hope through research and increasing awareness.

There will be a fee charged for discarded tires.  Batteries and paint cans will not be accepted.  Appliances such as freezers and refrigerators will only be accepted if the compressors are removed.

If you are elderly or disabled and would like some help hauling your discarded items or would like more information, call City Hall - 692-8588.
Helpful Hints For Garbage Collection