Public Works

Dave Dunn, Superintendent - 417-235-3763
Public Work's Office Hours ..............7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

 
          Recycling
         Hazardous Drop Off
          Compost/Mulch
                          
Sanitation
          Trash Information
          Special Pickups
          Trash Schedule
           Holiday Trash Schedule
          Dumpsters

Cemetery
           Cox Cemetery
          IOOF Cemetery
          Oakdale Cemetery


Recycle Center

Located at: 205 15th St.
Phone: 417-235-4661
Open:    Tuesday: 7:30am -6:00 pm
                  Thursday: 7:30am -6:00 pm
                  Saturday: 10:00am -4:00 pm

Recycling
The Recycling Division is responsible for assisting citizens with recycling materials. The Recycle Center is located at 205 15th Street, Monett, MO. This facility was made possible by funding from the City of Monett, Southwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District N, and the Department of Natural Resources Division of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Management Programs.

What can be recycled?

 

Items accepted for recycling:
          Aluminum: We only accept aluminum cans.
          Cardboard: Flattened cardboard boxes and cardboard egg cartons.
          Glass: Clear and colored glass; lids removed. No safety glass.
          Paper: We accept all paper except blueprints and slick fax paper.
          Plastic: We accept #1 thru #7; must be clean. No syringes.
          Tin: We only accept tin cans; must have labels removed and be clean.
          ***** Items will ONLY be accepted when the center is open.*****
Drop off Hours:
          Tuesday: 7:30am -6:00 pm
          Thursday: 7:30am -6:00 pm
          Saturday: 10:00am -4:00 pm

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Hazardous Drop Off
Drop offs on Wednesday and Fridays from 7:15-3:00 – NO same day drop offs; must be scheduled 24 prior to drop off. Contact City Hall to schedule your hazardous drop off at 417-235-3763.

By appointment only!

The Hazardous Drop Off is a free service for households (no businesses, churches or municipalities) for Barry and Lawrence counties residents - only.
Transportation: Please place your chemicals single layer in disposable boxes to be left with attendant at facility in their original containers. If transporting chemicals in a bag, only one item per bag. Trash bags with multiple items will not be accepted.

Acceptable Materials
      • Cleaning agents:  Indoor and outdoor cleaners for your home, auto and swimming pools
      • Pesticides:  Pesticides solid or liquids (fertilizers, grass seeds, grass/weed killer, insect and rodent killers.)
      • Flammable Solids and Liquids: gasoline, kerosene, ethanol, paint thinner, alcohols, roofing cement/sealer, putty/body filler, caulking (except acrylic or latex) and epoxy
      • Oil Base Paint or Stain: Oil based only. No Latex.
      • Aerosols: All aerosols with remaining product inside.  (No empty aerosols)
      • Fluorescent tubes and CFL Bulbs: Fluorescent tubes with GREEN ENDS are not accepted and can be disposed of in your trash containers.   Broken bulbs or tubes are not accepted and can be disposed of in your trash containers.
      • Automotive: All fluids new or used including but not limited to antifreeze, oil and transmission fluid.  Used oil can be recycled free at your local Wal-Mart automotive center, please contact them directly for more information. O'Reilly Auto Parts collects used motor oil, automotive batteries, transmission fluid, gear oil and oil filters for recycling for free – please contact your local O’Reilly for more information.
      • Mercury:  Not accepted. Please contact your local health department.  Barry County Health Department at 417.847.2441. Lawrence County Health Department at 417.466.2201. 
Not Acceptable Materials
    • No Latex Acrylic Paint
    • No PCB, Pharmaceuticals
    • No Explosives or Ammunition
    • No Radioactive Waste (Smoke Detectors)
    • No Infectious Waste (Needles/Medicines)
    • No Compressed Gas Cylinders (Propane, Fire Extinguishers)
    • No Laboratory Chemicals
    • No Alkaline Batteries (No Single Use Batteries)
    • No Incandescent Light Bulbs (Standard Household Bulbs)
    • No Cooking Oils
    • No Empty Containers (Aerosols, bottles, cans)
    • No Business Waste; No School Waste – no waste generated from a regulated or permitted generators: no commercial waste or profit/not for profit organizations.
    • No Asbestos
    • No Mercury
Transporting
      • Bring products in their original containers if possible.
      • If repackaging, include original label or clearly label the product.
      • Pack products (in original containers) in a sturdy disposable box, to be left with the attendant at the facility. Please place your chemicals single layer in disposable boxes to be left with attendant at facility in their original containers. Do not place in trash bags.
      • Single stack items to prevent of chemicals possible causing a dangerous chemical reaction.
      • If transporting chemicals in car, keep windows down for adequate ventilation.
 Only small quantities of Household Chemicals accepted.
The City of Monett maintains the right to refuse any items.

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Compost/Mulch
The Compost Division is responsible for converting yard waste into usable compost and mulch. The Compost Center is located at 15th & Broadway, Monett, MO. This facility was made possible by funding from the City of Monett, Southwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District N, and the Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Programs.

The following items can be dropped off for composting: leaves, grass, hay, straw, and yard waste. These items can be dropped off on Tuesday (7:30am-6:00pm), Thursday (7:30am-6:00pm), & Saturday (10:00am-2:00pm). Yard Waste Drop Off

Compost: Compost adds organic matter and helpful microorganisms to your soil. It is made from yard wastes, including leaves, grass clippings, cornstalks, hay or straw, wood chips, and other plant debris, which are windrowed regularly for decomposition to occur. The materials are then screened to uniform size and texture.

Compost is sold the 1st Saturday starting in March, while supplies last. We will receive more compost at the beginning of September and will be sold on Saturday while supplies last. Compost is sold ONLY on Saturdays from 10am-2pm. Cost is: $10/scoop for residents while $20/scoop for non-residents. Each customer is limited 2 scoops per visit. Scoops are approximately 2.5 cubic yard.

Mulch: Mulch is made from chipped brush. It absorbs rainfall and runoff, therefore preserving moisture in the soil.

Mulch is ONLY sold on Saturdays from 10am-2pm. Cost is: $10/scoop for residents and $20/scoop for non-residents. Each customer is limited 2 scoops per visit. Scoops are approximately 2.5 cubic yard.

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Street Department

Dave Dunn, Superintendent - 417-235-3763
Public Work's Office Hours ..............7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

The Street Division is responsible for repair, maintenance, construction, snow/ice removal, and inspection, of city streets, waterways, bridges, storm sewer, rights-of-way, and alleys.


Brush Pickup
The City of Monett Public Works Department provides a monthly brush pick up, except for the months of July and December. Brush must be placed at the curb or the alley. Pick up begins the first week of each month on the north side of Monett and moves south; takes about two weeks. Larges piles may be skipped until the larger trucks are available. Brush must not have lumber or metal in it.

Brush Drop Off Site
Brush can be dropped off at our brush site at 23701 Lawrence 1100, which is Lawrence 1100, ½ mile north of Business Hwy 60. Brush Site is open Tuesday (12:00pm-6:00pm), Thursday (12:00pm-6:00pm) or Saturdays (10:00am-4:00pm).
 
Please note the brush site will be closed on November 25, December 25, and January 1st due to the holidays. Brush pick up will resume the first week of January. If you have any questions please call Public Works at 417-235-3763.

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Yard Waste Pickup
Bagged yard waste (leaves or grass) can be picked up at no additional charge when bagged and scheduled for pickup. Contact City Hall at 417-235-3763 to schedule bagged yard waste pickup. It can be dropped off at Compost Center Tuesdays (7:30am -6:00 pm), Thursdays (7:30am -6:00 pm), and on Saturday (10:00am-4:00pm).

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Sanitation

Dave Dunn, Superintendent - 417-235-3763
Public Work's Office Hours ..............7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

Trash Carts
The Sanitation Division is responsible for collection and hauling of residential refuse. Trash must be out by 7:00 a.m. on your designated day. Carts will not be picked up if yard waste or construction material is in the cart. City ordinance requires only the collection of refuse in the cart. Extra refuse will be picked up if bags are marked with a sticker that is purchased at City Hall. Note: Bags must fall within the weight and size guidelines as stated on the sticker.

Sanitation Fee - $16.00/month per cart
          Senior Rate (65 and older) - $14.00/month per cart
Bag Stickers - $1.00 per bag not in carts (must be purchased from collections office)
Special Pickups - $20 per item
          - Carpet is $20 for every 2 rooms – if there are 3 rooms it is $40
          - Large appliance (washer, dryer, water tank, stove, mattress, etc.)
          - Refrigerators can only be picked up if the compressor has been taken out prior to pickup.

View our map to see when your trash schedule is.

Route for Truck #41 is as follows:
Monday - East of 9th Street from north City limits to railroad tracks; west side of 9th Street from north City limits to Cleveland; Woodland Ridge subdivision
Tuesday - North of Cleveland from west City limits to 9th Street
Wednesday - West of Eisenhower from Cleveland to RR tracks; south of Highway 60
Thursday - Cleveland south to RR tracks between Eisenhower and Central
Friday - Cleveland south to Broadway between Central and 9th Street
Route for Truck #43 is as follows:
Tuesday - City stops (South Park, North Park, Utility Warehouse, Waste Water, Compost Center, Recycle Center, City Hall, Police, Airport), Broadway, East Nellie Street, Bryan Place, Crest Drive, Hilton Drive, Bridle Lane, Monett Meadows, apartments at 9th & County Street, all church dumpsters
Wednesday - Apartment dumpsters (except Monett Meadows and at 9th & County Street), Compost Center, Recycle Center, Timber Creek subdivision, Moge Road, Gymnastics Center, South Lincoln, west of Eisenhower south of County Street to north of Diane Lane, Eisenhower south of Brandermill, Marshall Trailer Park, Apple Blossom Lane, Waldensian Road
Friday - Marshall Hill, South Park, North Park, Compost Center, Recycle Center, first alley west of Central from Cleveland to Broadway, Broadway south to Front between Central and 9th Street

                 

Holiday Trash Schedule:

Normal Pick Up                                              Holiday Pick Up
Monday, February 21, 2022                    Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Monday, May 30, 2022                               Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Monday, July 4, 2022                                   Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Monday, September 5, 2022                   Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Friday, November 11, 2022                      Monday, November 14, 2022
Thursday, November 24, 2022               Monday, November 28, 2022
Friday, November 25, 2022                      Monday, November 28, 2022
Monday, November 28, 2022                  Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Monday, December 26, 2022                  Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Tuesday, December 27, 2022                  Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Wednesday, December 28, 2022         Thursday, December 29, 2022
Monday, January 2, 2023                          Tuesday, January 3, 2023

 

Dumpsters
Dumpster Fee is: $100/2 weeks – ($75 fee to set Dumpster & $25 for 1st empty)
                                          $25 each additional time it is emptied.
Dumpsters are limited to 2 weeks. Dumpsters are a 2 cubic yard (6’x3’x3’) = 4 trash carts. The truck that empties dumpsters only runs on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday. Dumpsters are set by the sanitation department and must remain where they were set.



Cemetery

Cemetery Office Phone Number: 417-236-4642

The Cemetery Division is responsible for maintenance of three cemeteries with 11,966 cemetery lots, as well as grave openings, and selling of cemetery lots. Cox Cemetery is located at Eisenhower Road and Highway 37, IOOF Cemetery is located on Highway 37 at the north City limits, and Oakdale Cemetery is located at Sycamore Street and Oakdale Lane.
Guidelines for the cemeteries are located in our Cemetery Handbook.

Burial registers for Cox, IOOF, and Oakdale Cemeteries can be accessed below. Please note Windows Office XP is required to open these files. Due to the size of these files, dial up is not recommended; information can be obtained by calling 417-235-3495. The burial registers were last updated December 29, 2016.

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Oakdale Cemetery: Burial Register Layout


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The cost of cemetery lots and grave openings are listed below:

Charges for Sale of Lots:
Infants up to 5 years old - $60.00
Single grave space - $300.00
2 grave spaces - $600.00
4 grave spaces - $1,200.00
8 grave spaces - $2,400.00
Burial Charges:
Cremation - $25.00
Infants up to 5 years old - $50.00
To open grave Monday thru Friday - $300.00
To open grave on Saturday, Sunday, or holiday – Additional $100.00
**Fees will be waived for grave openings and spaces for infants to five years old when interred in the Cox Cemetery.

 


Community Services

Dave Dunn, Superintendent - 417-235-3763
Public Work's Office Hours ..............7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

Clean Creeks
Street Department will clean creeks in January.

Brush Pickup
The City of Monett Public Works Department provides a monthly brush pick up, except for the months of July and December. Brush must be placed at the curb or the alley. Pick up begins the first week of each month on the north side of Monett and moves south, and takes approximately two weeks. Larges piles may be skipped until the larger trucks are available. Brush must not have lumber or metal in it.

Brush Drop Off Site
Brush can be dropped off at our brush site at 23701 Lawrence 1100, which is approximately 1 mile east of Business 60 on Lawrence 1100. The brush site is open Tuesday (12:00pm-6:00pm), Thursday (12:00pm-6:00pm) or Saturdays (10:00am-4:00pm).
Please note the brush site will be closed on November 25, December 25, and January 1st due to the holidays. Brush pick up will resume the first week of January. If you have any questions please call Public Works at 417-235-3763.

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City Wide Cleanup

Begins the first Monday in May – we will pick up items at the alley and curbside. Items must be out by 7:00 am on the first day in your area or they will not be picked up.

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Loose Leaf Pickup
Loose Leaf Pickup begins the Monday after Thanksgiving. The leaves must be piled by the curb (no alleys) for trucks to access.
Bagged leaves/yard waste will be picked up with no charge. See Yard Waste Pickup