Andrew Kohout, Superintendent
Cathy Busher, Typist

4 Zoar Court
Scotia, New York 12302

Annual Water Quality Report for 2012

2013 MSR Report Summary
Draft Annual MS4 Report 2013
Storm Water Management Plan (Updated February 2013)

To comment on either Report or the Storm Water Management Plan contact the Department of Public Works at 518-393-2159.

Yard waste collection
(Separate from Loose Leafs)

Yard Waste collection starts on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and will continue, weather permitting, until Thursday, December 4, 2014. Yard waste will be picked up on your regular trash collection day.

The rules and regulations are as follows:

  • Yard Waste shall mean residential or commercial leaf waste, lawn clippings and brush.  Receptacle requirements:  grass, leaves, hedge clippings and twigs shall be in either 30 gallon compostable paper bags or a maximum 30 gallon rigid and water proof receptacle with handles and lid and clearly marked Yard Waste.
  • Either receptacle must not exceed 60 pounds. Loose yard waste, consisting of brush and tree branches that are 4 inches or less in diameter, 4 feet or less in length and weigh less than 60 pounds must be bundled and tied. Brush and limbs, over 4 feet long and 4 inches in diameter, and any stumps must be disposed of by the property owner.


Curbside large appliance pick-up

The annual curbside pickup of large appliances has ended.

Please contact the Schenectady County Conservation District (399-6980) or the City of Schenectady Transfer Station (374-1124) for more information on disposal of large appliances.

Rules and regulations for trash collection

Services shall include:

  1. Non recycling solid waste, up to 90 gallons per week placed in containers of maximum 40 gallon size.  Receptacles must not exceed 60 lbs.
  2. Recyclable tin, plastic and glass, up to 30 gallons per week with a lid and sticker placed on the container. All containers should be cleaned and rinsed. Flatten cans & remove paper from containers when possible.
  3. Recyclable paper products up to 30 gallons per week with a lid and sticker placed on the container; all papers should be clean and dry.
  4. Recyclable corrugated cardboard, up to ½ cubic yard per week;
  5. Services shall be provided to each service location once per week, with up to one furniture item per week per residential unit.

NOTE: Normal weekly services shall not include:

  • Bulk waste,
  • hazardous waste,
  • construction and demolition debris,
  • more than one piece of furniture per week or furniture with metal (ex. sofabeds),
  • tires,
  • white goods,
  • car parts,
  • yard waste,
  • brush or garden vegetation, except when otherwise specified.