The City of Huntingburg is making plans for its annual Spring Cleanup Days.

This morning the Huntingburg Board of Public Works and Safety gave street superintendent Jason Stamm permission to conduct the city’s cleanup days from Thursday April 3rd thru Saturday the 5th.
Times on Thursday and Friday will from 12 noon till 7 pm and from 8 am till 4 pm on Saturday the 5th. Item may be dropped off at the Huntingburg Street Department along East First Street. The cost is 2-dollars per car, 5-dollars per truck, 5-dollars per trailer under 8 feet and 10-dollars per trailer
over 8 feet.

Additional fees apply for items such as vehicle tires on rims for 3-dollars; vehicle tires without rims for 2; and televisions, computers and monitors for a dollar. A new stipulation this year is that
small loose items must be placed in a trash bag to be accepted. Small items are considered those smaller than 12 to 18 inches. Items containing Freon, such as refrigerators, dehumidifiers and air
conditioners, require a certificate from a licensed plumber showing the Freon has been removed. Wood, plywood, asphalt shingles and other construction debris will not be accepted.

Spring Cleanup Days are for Huntingburg residents only and a valid utility bill and ID are required.
The City reserves the right to refuse any item. For more information call Huntingburg city hall at 683-2211.

Also, the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department is welcoming its newest member. 22-year old Ethan Trusty was sworn in this morning by Huntingburg city attorney Phil Schneider during this morning’s meeting.

Trusty is a 2010 graduate of Southridge High School and attended the University of Southern Indiana. He is employed by REM bicycle in Jasper. His appointment bring the total number of firefighters for the department to 27 out of a maximum of 30.

Fire Chief Scott Patberg says Trusty will undergo all the necessary training along with attending classes. Trusty will then serve 1 year as a probationary firefighter.