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Brush pick-up starts Monday in McHenry

Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:30 a.m. CDT

McHENRY – Brush pick-up will begin Monday.

A wood chipper will go door-to-door for residential properties as part of the city's spring brush pick-up program.

Residents should put the brush out to the curb by 7 a.m. on the first day scheduled for their area. It takes several days to complete a section, and no callbacks will be made.

The tree material should be as long as possible and no more than 5 inches in diameter. No roots or stumps will be taken. Other yard waste will be picked up in a separate program.

The sections are:

• April 21: Neighborhoods north of Route 120 and west of the tracks, including Lakewood, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland Park, Brittany Park, Martin Woods, Chesapeake Hills and Wooded Ridge;

• April 28: Neighborhoods north of Route 120 and east of the tracks, including Mill Creek, Olde Mill Ponds, Riverside Drive, the Oaks of McHenry, Millstream, Timber Trails, Riverside Hollow, Veteran’s Park Area, Liberty Trails, Lincoln Hills, Hunterville and east of the river;

• May 5: Neighborhoods south of Route 120 and east of the tracks, including Edgebrook Heights, Green Valley, Country Club Estates, Country Club subdivision, Brittany Heights, Main Street, Waukegan Road and east of the river;

• May 12: Neighborhoods south of Route 120 and east of the tracks, including McHenry Shores, Pebblecreek, Foxview Highlands, Biscayne Highlands, Oaks of Irish Prairie and Morgan Hill;

• May 19: Neighborhoods south of Route 120 and west of the tracks, including Winding Creek, Trails of Winding Creek, Fox Ridge, Malibu Estates, Abbey Ridge, Patriot Estates and Crystal Lake Road;

• May 27: Neighborhoods south of Route 120 and west of the tracks, including Whispering Oaks, Cooney Heights, Glacier Ridge, Woodcreek, Burning Tree, Deerwood, Pheasant Valley, Boone Creek, Park Ridge Estates, Legend Lakes and Lakeland Shores.

For more information, contact the city of McHenry's Public Works Department at 815-363-2186.

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