Fire Chief Joseph J.Tomcavage is reminding all residents of an
ordinance adopted in 1989 which prohibits burning of any materials
within the Borough of Mayfield except for firefighting training and
controlled burning supervised by the fire chief for the purpose of
eliminating a fire hazard, health hazard or varmint infestation.
Any violation of the No Burn Ordinance shall be punishable by a fine of
not more than $300.00 and/or 90 days imprisonment.
Due to changes
in the Mayfield Borough garbage contract in 2006 residents should note
that all yard waste such as leaves, grass, weeds, and branches will be
collected each Tuesday by borough employees. These items are to ble
bagged or placed in a container free of other items.
If garbage or other non biodegradable items are included, the
watse will be left at the curb. Please do not place the
containers for collection out on the curb earlier than Monday
collection of household garbage is limited to three 32 gallon garbage
bags or a comparable three can limit for each household per week. Tires
are no longer accepted. One bulk item or one appliance which does not
contain freon will be collected weekly. All residents are asked
to please refrain from placing garbage out on the curb prior to Sunday
are encouraged to participate in the Lackawanna County Recycling
Program. If you are new to Mayfield or do not currently
participate in the recycling program, you can obtain a recycling
container from the borough building during normal business hours.
Recyclables are collected on Monday morning along with the garbage
collection. Residents are encouraged to recycle cans, glass,
plastic, paper, and cardboard. Please rinse all containers and
bundle papers and cardboard. For a complete "how to" please visit
the Lackawanna County Recycling Center website:
If you have
questions about any of these borough policies, please contact Phyllis
at 876-4391, thanks!