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  1. 2019 Fall Trash Drop-Off

    Fall Trash Drop-Off

    The 2019 Fall Trash Drop-Off for Burlington residents will be Tuesday, October 29th from 10AM-6PM. The location will be in the parking lot South of the Memorial Auditorium and we will be accepting household trash only. There is no limit to the amount Read on...
  2. Fall Leaf Collection

    Fall Leaf Collection Program

    Crews will collect leaves, lawn & garden residue and twigs no larger than 1" in diameter for 7 weeks in the fall, as noted on the schedule. MATERIAL MUST BE IN PAPER YARDWASTE BAGS. WE WILL NO LONGER COLLECT FROM 33 GALLON CANS OR THE CITY SUPPLIED CARTS. See Schedule...
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    Healthy Neighborhoods Program

    The Burlington Healthy Neighborhoods Program works to promote the revitalization of Burlington's neighborhoods by encouraging groups of neighbors to work together on exterior improvements to their properties.. Additional Info...
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    Parking Enforcement

    The parking enforcement officer is a part-time civilian position. This position reports to the on duty day shift patrol commander. Parking enforcement in the downtown area is the primary activity for this officer. Additional Info...
  5. Burlington IOWA

    Curbside Recycling

    Burlington contracts with the Des Moines County Area Recyclers for curbside recycling. Recyclables are collected from the street even if your garbage collection is in the alley. Additional Info...
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    Starting a Business

    The City of Burlington does not require a general business license for most operations in the city, although, certain operations may require a license or permit from the city. Additional Info...