City of E.M. to provide free leaf bags for E.M. residents


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Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 2:27 pm
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Press release submitted by city of East Moline

Starting October 15, 2012 the City of East Moline will be providing free leaf bags for East Moline residents only through our last leaf pick-up date on December 5, 2012. There will be no leaf pick-up on the week of Thanksgiving. The City of East Moline will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday on November 22nd and 23rd.

Pick-up location for ONE free 5-bundle leaf bags per week can be picked up at City Hall, 915 – 16th Avenie and/or the Maintenance and Engineering Department, 1200 13th Avenue, East Moline. You must show proof of residency.

Leaf bags are being donated by Aldermen Jeff Stulir, Helen Heiland and City Clerk Arletta Holmes.




















 




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