“We’re going to get
the leaves. When? We don’t know.”
Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg pledged at Monday night’s Town Council
meeting to continue this season’s leaf program.
reported to the council, on coming into work Monday morning he found that 28
residents had left voicemail messages over the holiday weekend wanting to
know when their leaves will be collected.
The answer to that
question: Just as soon as the crews can make it to those folks’ front yards.
conceded that crews “are behind on leaves,” despite three of them working on
Friday, an official town holiday. “Right now we’re working on Thursday’s
route from a week ago,” he said. “It’s been slow going,” all the more so
because the leaf piles which had been sodden and heavy and hard to vac up
are now frozen in place at curbside and buried in snow.
need to call the Street Department,” Schnadenberg added. “We’re picking up
where we left off. As soon as we can see them, we’ll get them.”