Summer slash pile concerns addressed
June 23, 2022
With summer moving in, the safe and correct use of Pine Haven's slash pile is a subject of discussion once again.
Public Works Director Sunny Schell is composting grass clippings, ash and dirt on the south end of the burn pile. Fire Chief TJ Gideon reminds residents to remove any plastic bags in which the clippings are transported as the yard waste is deposited into this composting pile, ensuring no decomposing material spontaneously combusts. Do not add these clippings to the main pile.
Commercial contractors are not allowed to deposit landscaping waste into the town's slash pile; however,...