Monday, April 1, 2013

Neighborhood-wide Garage Sale is April 19-20

The annual Green Meadows West neighborhood garage sale will be Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20.

Official signs will be posted as early as April 15, and neighborhood rules about posting garage and yard sale signs in common areas will temporarily be suspended. Members are asked to remove their individual signs not later than Mon., April 22.

The neighborhood-wide sale will also be advertised in The Des Moines Register, Craigslist, and other online and print venues.

The annual event takes place annual the week prior to Johnston Spring Clean Up Days. This year, Spring Clean-up Days will occur the week of April 22.

According to the City of Johnston website, details include:

  • Curbside pickup for large items will be on April 22 and 23. Please have your items curbside by 6 a.m. to insure your items will be collected. These items do not require a sticker for the pickup.
  • Your pickup date will be the same as your normal garbage day.
  • Hazardous items are not allowed during the clean up. Televisions may be set curbside for disposal.
  • Tree branches will be accepted again this year at the Johnston Public Works facility at 6400 NW Beaver Drive. Dates and hours for this service are: Thurs., April 25, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Fri., April 26, 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.; and Sat., April 27, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
  • Passenger tires may be dropped off at the Public Works facility from Mon., April 22 to Fri., April 26th between the hours of 7:30 and 3:30 a.m. Tires must not be mounted on wheels or rims.