Updated October 13, 2019
The Village has also decided that to better serve our residents, control chipping cost from non residents using the site and stop non compliance dumping that moving forward all limbs and grass will be picked up and collected by the Village. This will help the Village maintain the site and prevent further incidents of abuse. This will include all storm damaged limbs as well as pruned limbs. There will be a diameter size limit of 10" on the branches.
If trees are cut down the logs will not be picked up and will be residents responsibility. Most generally a free sign will get logs removed from property. If storm damage would be a severe event a further determination will be made at that time. Limbs need to be seperated from grass in order that both may be picked up seperate. Pickup will be every Monday on a schedule, please make arrangements to place at curb for pickup.
If any resident would like to pickup free mulch from chipping please contact the street department at 419 263-2514 ext 10 to make arrangements to pick up.
Leaf pickup will continue as normal. Please remember to keep leafs, grass and sticks seperated for proficient pickup.
Thank you for your cooperation while we work thru this matter.
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Bulky Waste is picked up the First Tuesday of Every Month. Please refrain from putting it out until pickup date. See list on Real Waste Page for "Excluded Items"
The Village accepted the contract bid for refuse pickup from May 2019-May 2022 from Real Waste Disposal. There will be no change in service. Thru April 30, 2019 billing will continue at 19.70 bi-monthly. Effective May 1, 2019 billing will be 18.90 bimonthly, a reduction of .80 cents bi-monthly. Effective May 1, 2020 will be billed at 19.70 bi-monthly.
Effective May 1, 2021 will be billed at 20.50 bi-monthy
For any questions on RITA (regional income tax agency) please contact RITA at 800 860-7482 or Fiscal Officer Zoe at 419 263-2514 ext 3
WMEA picks up recycling at the Village Park by the ball fields on the THIRD Saturday of the Month
Payne EMS is accepting applications for daytime staffing. Please contact EMS Coordinator at 419 263-2514 EXT. 9 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Board of Public Affairs (BPA) controls all Water & Sewer issues in the Village. They meet the same nights as Council and any water & sewer issues should be directed to the board
The Village is looking for volunteers, "Payne Helping Hands", to help with projects around town. Contact Mayor or any Council member if you or your organization are interested
The Village is seeking candidates for Firefighters and EMT'S, please see a fireman or EMT for more information. Training will be paid for by the departments. There is also a Completion Bonus for EMT'S after Certification.
Golf Cart Inspections will be done M-TH from 8-4 at the Police Department. The form for what is required is on the Police 2017 Page. This must be done initially, prior to licensing your golf cart for use in the Village. Cost is 25.00
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