Sanitation Department

Sanitation Department


Street & Sanitation Director:  Javier Duran  637-4547

Sanitation department has 14 employees responsible for landfill operations, waste collections, alley cleanup and recycling program.


Landfill


Foreman: Gonzalo Gonzales


The City operates a regional Type I lined pit and type IV construction and demolition pit under permit #2170 from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and is permitted to take in 75tpd of waste. There are 139 acres of landfill permitted land and along with a successful recycling program the life expectancy of the landfill at the current time is over 200 years. Waste is accepted from local citizens as well as from anyone in the county and surrounding areas. Landfill has 4 employees.


The landfill is open from Monday-Friday 8am-6pm and Saturdays from 8am -12noon.


A crawler/dozer, a trash compactor and an elevating scraper are used to compact solid waste daily, cover solid waste weekly and dig the next solid waste cells. Four employees are assigned to the landfill.