The debris that fell following Sunday’s blizzard is a priority for the Moose Jaw City crew as they continue to clean up the mess Mother Nature left behind.
Hundreds of city trees have been affected by heavy wet snow, causing safety hazards and property damage for residents.
Parks and Recreation Director Derek Brace said: “Once all safety concerns have been addressed, the crew will turn their attention to clearing the debris, but it will take several days, so please be patient.”
To support the city’s clean-up efforts, they hire outside contractors and ask residents to work with them to pile small branches from city trees onto the main street. is an obstacle and residents are required to remove broken branches from the back alley area directly adjacent to their property.
To speed up the cleaning process, the city is offering residents and contractors free disposal of wood and yard waste from Wednesday (October 26) through Sunday (November 6).
Landfill fees are waived only for the disposal of wood and garden waste (not mixed with other types of waste), and city staff inspect landfill packages on site.
“This was a very damaging storm. The faster we can clean up the debris from our city streets and back roads, the faster we can get all operations back to normal,” said the public works director. One Darrin Stefansson said:
The City appreciates your patience and uses the Report An Issue feature on www.moosejaw.ca or the free City App to report uncollected issues, broken trees/branches, or other issues provided by the City. Notify residents to report. service.
We encourage you to include a photo with your submission. The photos are to enhance the city’s ability to prioritize clean-up efforts.