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Street Department
Phone: (256) 760-6460
Fax: (256) 760-6493
Jimmy Glass, Manager

Email: Jimmy Glass

The Street Department is responsible for the construction, repair, and maintenance of streets, alleys, and rights-of-way. They also maintain the department vehicles and provide curbside programs for collection of household trash and yard debris.

The Street Department includes patching and paving crews, a sign shop, tree crews, and concrete crews to effectively maintain our city infrastructure. It is their responsibility to keep the roads safe during ice and other inclement weather.

The administrative offices of the Street Department can be reached Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Permits/saw cuts for driveway aprons, no charge for labor
    a. Permit is free if saw cut is not required. (Resident pays for concrete)
    b. $35 for permit when saw cut required
    c. $7 per foot additional saw cut, if required.

Street Cuts
    a. Backfill (crushed stone), asphalt, labor and equipment are charged by the Building Department for costs incurred

Solid Waste and Recycling
Phone: (256) 760-6495
Fax: (256) 740-4665
David Koonce, Manager

Email: David Koonce

The Sanitation Department provides residential and commercial garbage collection within the corporate city limits. Residential garbage collection is $12 per month for one day per week collection in carts provided by the City. Commercial collections are made up to six days per week. If you have questions about your garbage carts or collection schedule, please call 760-6495

2006 Holiday Garbage Schedule

New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1st
No change

Martin Luther King's Birthday– Monday, January 16th
No change

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29th
No change

Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4th
Tuesday's route will be collected on Wednesday (07/OS)
Wednesday's route will be collected on Thursday (07/06)
Thursday's route will be collected on Friday (07/07)
Friday's route will be collected on Saturday (07/08)

Labor Day – Monday, September 4th
No change

Veterans’ Day – Friday, November 10th
Friday, November 110, 2006, no pick-up, Friday's route will be collected Saturday (11/11)
Friday’s route will be collected Saturday (11/12)

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24th
Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, no pick-up
Thursday’s route will be collected Friday (11/24)
Friday’s route will be collected Saturday (11/25)

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
No change

New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1st (2007)
No change

Florence’s recycle program is one of the oldest in the state and has been recognized as "One of the Leading Recycle Programs in the State of Alabama". If you have questions about how to recycle and what days are your scheduled pick-up days, please call the Recycle Program at 760-6466.
Jim Willis, Manager

The Sanitation Department is also responsible for the operation of the City owned landfill located on Savannah Highway in Florence.

Landfill hours: 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Monday –Friday
8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday

Landfill Tipping Fees

Standard Fee:    Lined Area

($6.00 Minimum Per Load)



Standard Fee:    Unlined Area

($6.00 Minimum Per Load)




($100.00 Minimum Per Load)


(Requires Prior ADEM Approval)

Tires and Rubber Bumpers:

($6.00 Minimum Per Load)





$5.00   Each
$50.00 Each


Freon Removal


$25.00 Each






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