Sunday, May 29, 2011
Drop off and pick ups will resume Tuesday.
The City of Fridley program to pick up and accept dropoffs of wood debris from the May 22 tornado is going "reasonably well," according to Director of Public Works Jim Koslucher. After a two-day break, the program resumes Tuesday at 8 a.m. "Residents can move their tree waste to the curb prior to next Tuesday and boulevard pickup will be honored," Kosluchar said by email Friday. "After that, when we move through an area we will be done with that area." The program are designed to serve areas of the city that suffered storm damage, so pickups are restricted to those areas and residents dropping off wood debris should bring ID. On Friday afternoon, a steady stream of resident, contractor and city vehicles arrived at the Columbia Arena lot …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Crews making single sweep to pick up curbside piles.
Fridley's tornado-related wood-removal program is underway and will continue through Tuesday, May 31. The Fridley City Council approved the program Monday night. At midday Tuesday, the city's Department of Public Safety announced details about the weeklong program. City crews are beginning to pick up curbside piles of brush, branches and logs that are no longer than six feet. The city government asked residents and property owners with trailers or other means of transporting wood waste to bring it to the Columbia Arena parking lot, 7011 University Ave NE, from 8 a.m.–8 p.m. (daily except Sunday). Director of Public Works Jim Kosluchar told the city council Monday that he expected crews to visit the most heavily damaged sections of the …
Saturday, March 19, 2011
A case of theft turned out to be a case of forgetting.
Here are items selected from information provided by the Fridley Police Department: March 10: March 11: In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation, and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Incidents generally appear in the order in which they were reported, not necessarily the order in which they occurred.