Public Works staff has a plan, to formalize that plan we recently received a 2020 Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Grant to help create an Urban Forest Management Plan as well as a cost-share grant aimed at helping purchase additional trees to replace ones that have been lost.
What happens to the ash trees in Harrisonburg.
The new Toter system utilizes a Toter trash cart that attaches to a tipper plate, attached to each of the City's sanitation trucks, to lift the 96- or 48-gallon Toter trash carts provided by Public Works for use at each of the serviced addresses.
Public Works is hosting workshops in City Hall to provide resources on the Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program (HCAP).
Citizens with concerns about drainage issues that have caused or are threatening damage to private properties may utilize the Drainage Improvement Program to request City-funded improvements.
The City will be hosting a volunteer tree planting opportunity at Northend Greenway. Members of the community are invited to participate in the tree planting event.
The public comment period for the Draft Phase 2 Chesapeake Bay TMDL Action Plan is September 23 - October 8, 2019.
This project will use woodchips from local ash trees damaged by the Emerald Ash Borer to filter water entering Purcell Park Pond from Sieberts Creek.
The Harrisonburg Conservation Assistance Program (HCAP) is an urban cost share program that provides financial incentives and technical assistance to property owners installing stormwater projects in Harrisonburg.
Learn about septic system maintenance, how to improve local water quality, and financial assistance will be available for septic system repairs and maintenance.