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Yard Waste Collection 2015



Dallas Borough Announces

2015 Yard Waste Curbside Recycling

Schedule and Regulations


The Dallas Borough Road Department will begin weekly curbside yard waste collection beginning the week of May 11, 2015 weather permitting.  The weekly collection schedule will begin following the conclusion of the Dallas Borough Spring Cleanup scheduled for the week of May 4-9, 2015.  Residents are asked not to place yard waste recycling containers curbside prior to the beginning of the collection season. 


As in previous years the Borough Road Department will collect up to the equivalent of two 25 gallon recycling containers weekly throughout the season.  Residents are to have yard waste containers curbside by Monday morning for collection.  Yard waste volumes exceeding the two 25 gallon container limit will not be collected.  Yard waste containing or including rocks, road cinders, ashes or animal waste will not be collected.  In the interest of public safety, residents are reminded not to place containers or bundled yard waste within the road right of way. 



There is a $25 annual permit required for residents to participate in the curbside yard waste collection program.  Residents may stop in the Dallas Borough Building during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm to obtain the required permit.



Property owners with a larger volume of yard waste are asked to make arrangements with a private hauler and/or to contact the Dallas Area Municipal Authority at 570-696-1133 for yard waste drop off site locations.  


Dallas Borough is proud of the curbside collection yard waste recycling program in cooperation with the Dallas Area Municipal Authority and we look forward to providing this important service to our residents throughout the summer season.  Please call the Dallas Borough Administrative Office at 570-675-1389 with any questions pertaining to the curbside yard waste recycling program.


ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ANY COLLECTION ITEM(S) is at the discretion of the Dallas Borough Road Department personnel and Dallas Borough administration.


Street Sweeping 2015

Dallas Borough Announces

Spring Street Sweeping Program



As the spring season quickly approaches, the Dallas Borough Road Department has begun our annual Spring Street Sweeping.   


The Road Department requests that Borough residents follow a few simple instructions to assist the Road Department staff in the collection of road cinders and materials deposited throughout the winter driving season. 


·        Rake cinders out to the side of the road in even layers and avoid large piles. Under no circumstances should cinders be swept into the stormwater catch basins.


·        Do NOT fill containers with cinders in excess of 20-25 pounds.  Heavy containers will not be picked-up. 


·        Do NOT include rocks, tree limbs, yard or animal waste with the street cinders.


After the street sweeper has been to your street once, any remaining cinders must be placed in containers for pick up.


Questions pertaining to this announcement should be directed to the Dallas Borough Administrative Office at 570-675-1389.

                                                    WELLINGTON          NORTON AVE                 SPRING STREET          LEHMAN AVE
                                                   LOWER MACHELL    FRANKLIN STREET       RICE STREET     DAVENPORT STREET
                                                   LINCOLN STREET    ORCHARD STREET    RIDGE STREET    PARRISH STREET
                                                   JACKSON STREET   HUNT STREET             MOFFITT STREET    PARK STREET
                                                   ELIZABETH STREET    HIGH POINT     SUNSET STREET     JOSEPH STREET
                                                   RED LEDGE               MAPLEWOOD AVE    CRESCENT LANE   WATER STREET  


Spring Clean Up 2015


Dallas Borough Announces 2015


Spring Cleanup Schedule and Regulations


Dallas Borough Council has announced the schedule for the annual spring cleanup to be held this year May 4th to May 9th at the Dallas Borough Municipal Building, 25 Main Street, Dallas. The hours of operation will be from 7:30 A.M. to 6 P.M. Monday through Friday and 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Saturday.  Spring cleanup is only available to Dallas Borough residents.


Regulations will be enforced for the 2015 spring cleanup.  Dallas Borough will require all residents to obtain an admission permit for the cleanup and the following fee schedule will be implemented:

  • Cars ,small SUV’s, midsize SUV’s and mini-vans will require a $10 permit (unlimited entry). 
  • Small pick-up trucks and full-size/large SUV’s will require a $15 permit (one trip per permit / three permit maximum). 
  • Full size pick-up trucks, utility trailers and cargo vans of less than one ton will require $25 permit (one trip per permit / three permit maximum). 
  • Large vehicles over one ton will require a $90 permit (one trip per permit/ one permit maximum).



Proof of residency such as a tax bill or driver’s license will be required to purchase the necessary permit.  Admission permits will be issued to the occupants, not owners of Dallas Borough rental units. 


In an effort to avoid delays at the drop off site during cleanup week, residents are asked to pre-purchase their permits during Borough office hours Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Dallas Borough Municipal Building.  No refunds will be issued.



Residents are reminded that the Borough will not accept household garbage, recyclables including yard waste, toxic or hazardous materials, asbestos, large construction debris, paint/paint cans, batteries, electronics and ashes. 


The Borough will accept a limited number of non-commercial vehicle tires at a fee of $3 for each tire.



Bulky furniture items and large appliances require an additional fee of $5.00 per item.  All refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers MUST HAVE DOCUMENTATION that all Freon and other gases have been removed. 



ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ANY ITEMS is at the discretion of the Dallas Borough Road Department personnel and Dallas Borough administration.


Questions about spring cleanup should be directed to the Dallas Borough Administrative Office at 570-675-1389.


Dallas Borough held the annual Easter Egg Hunt this past Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Kenneth Young Memorial Park on Burndale Ave. There were approximately 50 children in attendance despite the cold day. The Easter Bunny arrived by Fire Truck to greet the children. Children played games, had their faces painted and hunted for candy filled eggs, including a few golden eggs to win a special prize. All children participating took home prizes.

A special thank you to all the volunteers who made this day a success. Misercordia University Students, Dallas Road Department Employees and Back Mountain Regional Fire and EMS for providing the Fire Truck.

Thank you all for coming. We look forward to having another successful event next year.

Student Volunteers from Misercordia Unitversity: Jaxx McMullen, Deirdre Stevens, Leila Comerford, Caitlin Cromley, Joy Mack, Beth Phisterer.

Back Mountain Regional Fire and EMS,

Dallas Borough Road Department and Administration

Volunteers: Gianna Musto, Shelby Carr and Bethany Fiorello.