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Posted on: October 18, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Annual Leaf Collection

The City of Cumberland will begin its annual leaf collection on Monday, October 31st.  The Street Maintenance branch of the Public Works Department will be responsible for the leaf collection.  


Residents in the area scheduled for pickup during a particular week should rake their leaves the weekend prior to the collection.   Leaves should be raked in piles to the edge of the sidewalk adjacent to the street, but not into the street, to avoid clogging the storm sewer collection basins.  The City’s leaf collection machine will collect leaves only and is not intended to pick up branches and other yard debris.  Residents are encouraged to park their vehicles in a manner that does not block access to the leaf piles.


The City plans on collecting leaves on each street only once, so residents who do not have their leaves raked in the proper manner at the time of collection will have to dispose of them another way.  Residents may also bag leaves and place them at the curb on their regular trash days.  Burgmeier Hauling will collect up to 8 bags of trash per pickup, including leaves.


Further information regarding the collection program may be obtained by calling Street Maintenance at 301-759-6622 or 301-759-6639.    The collection schedule is available on the City’s website: 


Leaf Collection Schedule for 2022 

October 31 – November 4:  SETON DRIVE AREA (Seton Drive, Bishop Walsh Road and all connecting streets)

November 7, 9, & 10: Upper West Side (Streets North of Greene Street to Wills Creek, including   Braddock Road)

November 14 – 18:  Lower West Side (Streets South of Greene Street to Kelly Boulevard and the Dingle Area)

November 21 – 23:  North End (Streets between Frederick Street to the city limits on Piedmont Avenue)

November 28 – December 2:  East Side (Streets between Williams Street and Frederick Street) and the DOWNTOWN AREA

December 5 – 9:  Maple Side (Streets between Oldtown Road and Williams Street and streets between Oldtown Road and Industrial Boulevard)

December 12 – 16:  SOUTH END (Streets West of Virginia Avenue to Industrial Boulevard and streets below the Virginia Avenue underpass)

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