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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

 
Fall Burn Dates:  October 15, November 5, and November 19

Burning is not allowed in Humboldt except for 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on the third Saturday in October and the first and third Saturdays in November.  One spring date will be set by the City Council.  All fires must be constantly attended with a hose nearby. Burning is not allowed on City property including street right of ways.

 
Fort Dodge Landfill:

Landfill visits to Fort Dodge are no longer free (since July of 2014).  The rates are $35.00 per ton, with a $20.00 minimum.  Call the Landfill at 1-800-582-4379 with any questions.
 

The City Compost Pile

Click HERE to view a map of the access route to get there

The compost site is now OPEN for the season (as long as the weather holds).

Just a reminder that yard waste such as leaves, garden vegetation waste and grass clippings are the ONLY things allowed on the compost pile.  Trash is not allowed.  If you witness someone violating this policy, please report them to the Law Enforcement Center at 332-2600 to make sure the compost pile can remain open for everyone.




Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule 2016

As a general rule, if your regular garbage day falls on a holiday, your garbage will be picked up on the following day, along with the route regularly scheduled for that day.  The rest of the week is picked up on the normal schedule.

President's Day, Monday, February 15 - Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday the 16th, along with Tuesday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

Memorial Day - Monday, May 30 - Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday the 31st, along with Tuesday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

Independence Day - Monday, July 4 - Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday the 5th, along with Tuesday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

Labor Day - Monday, May 5 - Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday the 6th, along with Tuesday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

Veteran's Day - Friday, November 11 - Friday's route will be picked up on Thursday the 10th, along with Thursday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

Thanksgiving - Thursday and Friday November 24th and 25th - Trash for both days will be picked up on Wednesday the 23rd, along with Wednesday's route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

Christmas Day - Monday, December 26 - Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday the 27th, along with Tuesday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

New Year's Day - Monday, January 2, 2017 - Monday's route will be picked up on Tuesday the 3rd, along with Tuesday's regular route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.

 

Humboldt County has a new Emergency Notification System through ALERT IOWA.  (The NIXLE system is no longer active.)  In the event of an emergency, a text message, voice call, or e-mail will be sent to the contact information that you provide the system.  You do not need to be a resident of Humboldt County to take advantage of this free service.  Click on the link below to register and get notifications right away.

http://entry.inspironlogistics.com/humboldt_ia/wens.cfm

 

 

 

 

City-Observed Holidays - 2016
January 1, 2016  ♠ New Year's Day
February 15, 2016  ♠ President's Day
March 30, 2016  ♠ Good Friday (1/2 Day)
May 30, 2016  ♠ Memorial Day
July 4, 2016  ♠ Independence Day
September 5, 2016  ♠ Labor Day
November 11, 2016  ♠ Veterans' Day
November 24 & 25, 2016  ♠ Thanksgiving Day
December 23, 2016  ♠ Christmas Eve (1/2Day)
 December 26, 2016 Christmas Day