|4/18/2013 11:50:00 AM|
Area compost site opens May 1
The Cities of Chisago City, Lindstrom, Wyoming, and Stacy announce that the Compost Site will begin operations Wednesday, May 1 or as weather permits. It will remain open (weather permitting) until Saturday, November 16th, 2013 before Thanksgiving. The Compost Site is open Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Until Dusk in fall.)
The Facility is located by the Chisago Lakes Joint Wastewater Treatment Site (the new Sewer Plant) off of County Road 77. Chisago City residents can get to the site by going 1 mile north of the stoplights from Highway 8 on County Road #77. Lindstrom residents can go north on County Road #14 (at the Lindstrom Quick Stop stoplights), to west (left) on County Road #19 (Stacy Trail), to intersection of County Road #77, then go (right) north .3 tenths of a mile to site on right. Stacy residents can get there by going east on County Rd. #19 to the 4-Way Stop (intersection of #19 and #77), then north (left) on County Rd. 77 for .3 tenths of a mile to site on right. Wyoming residents may follow Hwy 61 north, to CR 19 east (Stacy Trail), to intersection of County Road #77, then go (left) north .3 tenths of a mile to site on right. Residents within the City limits of Chisago City, Lindstrom, Wyoming, and Stacy may compost leaves, grass clippings, and brush (up to 3" diameter) two days a week at no charge.
Persons will be asked for identification (Drivers License, Sewer & Water Bill and/or Tax Statement) showing their Street address and name. Anyone without identification will be charged a fee. No Commercial Lawn Services, Tree Services, Landscaping Services, or Commercial Businesses will be permitted to haul to or from the site. Outside area residents, such as Chisago Lake Township, Wyoming Township, Franconia Township, Center City, and Shafer, may also use the facility, but will have to pay a Composting Fee of 50 cents per bag. Pick-up and trailer loads will be charged accordingly as well.
Officials operating the Compost Site remind the Public that the Composting Site is closed during Inclement/Rainy weather to protect the access roads within the Site..