Spring Trash Pick-Up for Town Residents outside of the Village of Brockport
Annual Trash Pick Up for Town Residents outside the Village of Brockport usually takes place in late April to early May. Specific dates are announced each Spring in the local paper and on the web site calendar along with details on items, times and regulations on trash pickup.
Fall Brush Pick Up for residents outside of the Village of Brockport
Fall brush pick up for residents outside of the Village of Brockport usually takes place in late October. Specific dates and information are published in the local papers and on the web site calendar.
All residents must have the brush at roadside by Monday morning at 7:00 a.m. Brush must be no longer than six (6) feet and piled parallel to the roadside. Only one pass will be made down each street.
Fall Leaf Pickup for Town Residents outside of the Village of Brockport
Leaf Pickup for Town Residents outside the Village of Brockport usually takes place the first week in November for a period of two weeks. This is for Town residents outside the Village of Brockport only. All leaves need to be raked to the road's edge to be picked up.
Snowplowing of Roads and Sidewalks
During the winter months the Town of Sweden has 74.46 miles of roads to be plowed. The Town owns 27.22 miles of road, 33.55 miles of road are owned by Monroe County, 13.69 miles of road are owned by New York State. Actual plowing mileage is double the distances above because both sides of the road need to be plowed.
It is very important that during winter months residents do not deposit snow
into the roadway when clearing their driveways. Whether you are clearing the driveway yourself or a contractor is handling it for you make sure the snow is cleared well off the shoulder of the roadway so it does not create a road hazard for oncoming traffic. Plowing or snow blowing into the street is unsafe, and against the law.
During winter snow removal the force of flying snow alone can displace an
already weakened box, mount, or post. If town crews damage your
mailbox during snow removal it is not done intentionally. As a courtesy, the
Town of Sweden Highway Department will repair or replace mailboxes and posts if the damage was a result of the town's work. If replacement is warranted, it will be with a standard 4' x 4' wooden post and a standard galvanized steel box at no charge to the resident. Again, this is done as a courtesy and custom boxes or posts will only be replaced with the standard materials.
From past experience we have found that plastic mailboxes do not hold, and are not recommended during the winter months due to the cold weather. Posts with fancy supports are also not recommended. If you have a plastic or decorative mailbox we suggest that you remove it during the winter and replace it with a standard metal mailbox. Town plows will remove snow as close to mailboxes as possible, however, the detailed removal around the box is the homeowners' responsibility.
Mailbox Installation Information:
Make sure that the face of your mailbox is at least 16 feet from the center of the roadway.
The bottom of the post or board that the mailbox sits on should be 42" above the height of the road surface.
For any malfunctioning street lights please call:
• National Grid at 1-800-642-4272
(with pole #, street name, and problem you are reporting)
For any malfunctioning traffic signal on NYS roads please call:
• NYS traffic Signals at 753-7790
For any malfunctioning traffic signals on Monroe County roads please call:
• Monroe County traffic Signals at 753-7760
*If the traffic signal lights have a green casing they are NYS jurisdiction and if they have a yellow casing they are Monroe County jurisdiction.
Monroe County Stormwater Coalition
The Monroe County Stormwater Coalition was established in the autumn of 2000 and is comprised of 27 municipalities and one special district located within Monroe County. The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation and Transportation also participate. The purpose of the Coalition is to facilitate cooperation among the municipalities in their efforts to comply with the Phase II Federal Stormwater Regulations and thus maximize resources and save money.