Count on the City of Russell to provide efficient sanitation services. Garbage pickup is contracted out to Elkins Waste Service of Greenup, KY. By following all the rules and regulations of trash pickup, you'll continue to receive our services without interruption.
Call (606) 473-0034 to learn more about the Russell sanitation services.
If you or the head of the household is over the age of 65 years and/or physically handicapped, the city clerk must be notified in order to qualify for a reduced rate. In order to qualify, you must produce homestead exemption documentation for the city clerk. In these cases, arrangements will be made for pickup at the front or rear of the residence. This exemption may not be granted if other non-qualified individuals reside in the same residence. Call us today at (606) 836-9666 for details.
Bills will be payable on the 21st day of each month. On the 22nd of each month, a 10% penalty will be applied to any unpaid bill. If the bill is not paid by the 5th day of the following month, service will be discontinued and a $75.00 reconnect fee will be assessed for restoration of service.
Pickup from residences shall be once per week. In the event of a holiday, pickup will take place the day following the holiday. Material to be picked up shall be limited to garbage, rubbish, and refuse. Disposal of prohibited material will be at the homeowner's expense.