NEW for 2019: Residents Wishing Brush Pick and/or Woodchips Now Require Request Form and Fee

Residents wishing to receive Brush Pickup and/or Woodchips will now be required to complete and submit a request form along with the respective fee.  Effective January 1, 2019 a $30 fee will be charged for Brush Pickup and a $30 fee (per load delivered) for Woodchips as per the Town Board Motion dated November 1, 2018. 

Brush Pickup: Form
Woodchips: Form

In September of 2018 the Vernon Town Board researched the costs related to brush pickup and the delivery of woodchips:

Brush Pickup & Woodchips by the Numbers:
Calculations of yearly costs (labor/equpment/fuel) from previous brush pickups, chippings and deliveries of woodchips:
Fall 2016  Fall 2017 
 570 Houses Pick-Up  766 Houses Pick-Up
 182 Truckloads  219 Truckloads
 57 Mulch Delivered  61 Mulch Delivered
 0 Self-Pickup Mulch  6 Self-Pickup Mulch
 Total Costs $27,158.71  Total Costs $34,003.84
   
 Spring 2017  Spring 2018
 615 Houses Pick-Up  825 Houses Pick-Up
 198 Truckloads  210 Truckloads
 77 Mulch Delivered  79 Mulch Delivered
 8 Self-Pickup Mulch  6 Self-Pickup Mulch
 Total Costs $32,437.81  Total Costs $40,659.05
   
To recover the cost for these services the Vernon Town Board passed a motion on November 1, 2018, to begin charging $30.00 for these services.

Residents are asked to complete and submit a form for each service they are requesting Brush Pickup or Woodchips along with the now required $30.oo fee.  Brush Pickup will begin the first week in May, 2019. 

If you have any concerns or complaints regarding the newly implemented fees/process, please contact the Town Chairman or any Town Board Supervisor who serves the Town at-large. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding specific details of the Brush Pickup or Woodchips process, you may contact John Henneberry, DPW Director at 262-662-7785.