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Clear Spring briefs

February 15, 2012

Council OKs $28,030 in maintenance for water treatment

CLEAR SPRING — The Clear Spring Town Council Monday night approved $28,030 in maintenance procedures for the town’s water treatment plant.

Clear Spring Mayor Paul D. Hose Jr. said it is routine maintenance for the facility, including the replacement of filters and seals in the town’s 24 individual treatment units. The life expectancy of the parts being replaced is about seven to 10 years, he said.

Officials from Siemens Industry Inc., will perform the work, Hose said.
 

Spring Clean Up Day set for bulky item pickup
CLEAR SPRING — Clear Spring will host a Spring Clean Up Day for town residents in May.
The Clear Spring Town Council Monday night chose Tuesday, May 8, as the collection day for the one-day pickup of bulk or irregular items.

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The town’s normal trash collector, Apple Valley Waste, will  handle the pickup at the cost of $500, council members said.

Acceptable items include televisions, furniture, carpet and metal appliances, including refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters and dishwashers. Metal, glass bottles, jars and paper, including cardboard, newspapers and magazines, will also be accepted.

Apple Valley Waste will not collect paint, soil, rocks, sod, tree trunks, large limbs, stumps, parts of motor vehicles, poisons, acids, caustics, gasoline, oil, propane tanks or other flammable substances, explosives or ammunition. Bricks, blocks, concrete, construction materials, tires and household trash also will not be accepted.

Items must be placed at residents’ normal trash-collection spots by 5 a.m. on the day of pickup.

— C.J. Lovelace

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