How do I get a garbage or recycle bin?
The Town has a contract with Republic Services to provide garbage and recycle bins to residents. Contact Town Hall to receive a garbage can or recycle bin. 303-795-1434
When is trash and recycling picked up?
Monday is the trash day for the Town. Holiday exceptions can be found in the Town Directory.
Can you get rid of a dead animal?
The Town can remove dead animals from public property such as streets or parks. The Town cannot remove dead animals from private property.
Can the Town remove a down tree branch or other obstruction?
The Town will remove any obstruction as long as it is on public property. Call Town Hall at 303-795-1434 to report an obstruction. Down tree branches on private property will be picked up by Republic Waste Services if properly placed by dumpsters. See http://site.republicservices.com/ corporate/residential/customerservice/faq.aspx for details.
Can the Town replace the gutter pan near my home?
In certain circumstances the Town can repair gutter pans. If a gutter pan issue is determined to be dangerous, the gutter pan can be scheduled for repair during the next paving project.
Can the Town fill in a pothole?
Yes, if the pothole is determined to be dangerous and large enough to fill in, the Town will repair it. Call Town Hall at 303-795-1434 to report any potholes.
Does the Town plow snow?
The Town plows snow based on the following guidelines. Snow operations will commence with snow reaching a depth of 1/2”. Crews plow based on established routes, with main roads and arterials being plowed first followed by residential streets. Snow will first be cleared with 8-foot lane in each direction. Crews plow again within 24 hours to clears snow gutter-pan to gutter-pan. Cul-de-sacs are generally the last to be cleared as they oftentimes require alternate equipment and/or a greater time commitment and priority must be given to clearing main roadways. Depending on weather conditions and snow depth, widening, ice removal and cleanup operations may take place several days after a snowstorm. The Town cannot guarantee snow will not pile up in driveways and does not plow driveways.
What happens when my street light goes out/is broken?
The Town contracts with Xcel energy to maintain street lights. Call Town Hall at 303-795-1434 to inform staff of any issues with street lights and the Town will report the issues to Xcel.
How often does street sweeping occur?
The Town contracts with Littleton for street sweeping. The Town tries to request street sweeping as often as possible from Littleton, but street sweeping is subject to Littleton street sweeper availability.
A storm water drain is full of debris. Will the Town unclog it?
Yes, the Town unclogs storm water drains. If you notice a storm water drain is clogged call Town Hall at 303-795-1434.
What material is used on the streets to remove ice?
The only material that is applied to the streets is Ice Slicer. It is a naturally occurring salt that is mined and shipped from Southern Utah. It is one of the materials that both Littleton and CDOT uses. More information can be found at www.iceslicer.com.
Where and when is Ice Slicer applied?
Ice Slicer is generally applied after it has stopped raining or snowing, and ice is present on the street surface. It is applied at all intersections, steep hills and sharp curves.
Is Ice Slicer safe for pets and lawns?
Yes, it comes from the same deposit as Real Salt, the #1 selling food grade sea salt that is sold in health food stores. It contains minerals and micro-nutrients that in small amounts will actually help vegetation grow better.