- Street Superintendent: John Karstens
- Shop Mechanic: Kane Kneely
- Traffic Control: James Young and Greg Beyerle
The City of Van Buren's Street Department is dedicated to improving and maintaining Van Buren's city streets, and is always on stand-by to respond to hazardous weather conditions that may affect travel and safety within city limits.
Yard Waste Pickup
The Van Buren Yard Waste Department will provide curbside pick-up within the city limits for limbs up to 6” in diameter and up to 6' in length, bagged leaves, bagged mulch and landscape waste. Items prohibited are bagged trash, loose leaves, loose mulch, and other loose yard waste that can be bagged. Also prohibited is processed wood as in landscape timbers, fencing, etc.
Call 479-471-5009, choose option 2 when prompted and leave your address to arrange a yard waste pick-up.
***The Street Department will not pick up limbs or trees that have been cut down by a tree service company or yard waste/landscaping company.
Please do not place loose leaves or yard waste in the streets or drainage ditches to avoid clogging the drainage systems. Placing loose waste in the streets or drainage ditches is a violation of city ordinance could result in a fine for such actions.
Yard Waste Recycle Facility
The City of Van Buren accepts bagged yard waste and cut tree limbs at the Yard Waste Recycle Facility located at 2844 South Highway 59. The hours of operation are Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Only residents from inside the city limits are eligible to use the facility and no yard waste from commercial landscaping companies is accepted.