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Director of Public Works
Town Engineer
Assistant Director / Manager of Operations
Manager of Wires and Special Projects
629 Randolph Avenue
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 898-4900
Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4 pm

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A Message from Milton DPW

Yard Waste Collection Notice

The First Yard Waste Collection for 2015


Wednesday or Thursday
April 8 or 9, 2015
Depending on your regular collection day

Some Simple Guide Lines:

Please remember to place all yard waste into barrels or in a paper leaf bag.
Leaf bags may be purchased at your local hardware and lawn care centers.
Branches should be less than 4 inches in diameter.
Branches should be less than 3 feet in length.
Branches may be bundled and securely tied with natural fiber string.
Bundles should be under 40 lbs in weight.
Grass clippings should be in paper bags or barrels labeled as "YARD WASTE"
Yard Waste stickers from DPW are no longer used.
Please add your own "YARD WASTE" label on barrels.
and please

No plastic bags

If you have any questions please call our DPW line at
617-898-4900 and select the TRASH LINE

Thank You


 The DPW has received several reports from Milton residents stating that they had received
a solicitation from a company selling insurance for water service maintenance and repair.

This company has no affiliation with the Milton DPW!
There solicitation activities are not considered suspicious, at this time.
However, by their solicitation, they are seeking payment for periodic payments to secure their contract “insurance” and the contract
and payments automatically renew.

FYI – The Town itself is responsible for the cost of maintenance and repair of your water line from the connection at the water main to the
shutoff valve (typically near the sidewalk). You, as the homeowner are responsible for the cost of maintenance and repair of your water line from the shutoff valve (near the sidewalk)
up to the water meter in your basement. Insurance for repairs may be costly and not needed.


Please be advised
due to our new
Wednesday and Thursday collection schedule
Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste

for The Town of Milton
There will no longer be a delays with collections
due to holidays.

If a holiday occurs on a Monday, Tuesday or Friday
there will be regular collections for that week
on Wednesday and Thursday.

If a Holiday occurs on a Thursday all collections will occur
on Wednesday the day before the holiday.

If a Holiday occurs on a Wednesday all collections will occur
on Thursday the day after the holiday.

Please remember that all missed collection calles
are to be made directly to SunRise Scavenger Company

at (617) 361-8000



The Town of Milton, Massachusetts is seeking qualified contractors for the following:

Spreading, De-icing Materials, and Snow Removal

If interested contractors should call and leave a message at



The New Yard Waste Collection Calendar and Schedule
is NOWAvailable.

The new yard waste collection calendar with additional information regarding the recycling center and hazardous material day has been mailed out.
The Milton Post Office should have already delivered your post card by now.
To download a .PDF copy of the yard waste calender just

*** Water and Sewer Rate DIscussion Presentation ***

If you would like to view a presentation describing the Water and Sewer Rates Structure from the July 7, 2014
Water and Sewer Rate Forum held at Milton Town Hall

** Just select the image below **



Change in Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste Collection Routes

Collections have changed from a 5 day collection schedule (M,Tu,We,Th,Fr)
to a 2 day collection schedule (Wednedays and Thursdays ONLY)

Starting Monday June 30, 2014 the Town of Milton, Department of Public works will implement a
new 2 day collection service
for all trash, recycling and yard waste.

The old 5 day collection schedule will continue until Friday June 27, 2014.
At that point no further collections will occur until the following Wednesday.

The new collection days will be every Wednesday and Thursday
and collections will begin on Wednesday July 2 and Thursday July 3 2014.

(see attached map for more details).


Old 5 Day Schedule                                              New 2 Day schedule

If your old collection day was either                       your new collection day will be on
Monday or Tuesday                                                       Wednesday       

If your old collection day was either                      your new collection day will be on
Thursday or Friday                                                       Thursday            

If your old collection day was on a                         your new collection day will be on
Wednesday – East of & Blue Hill Ave (even #s)                                            Thursday                                     
Wednesday – West of & Blue Hill Ave (odd #s)                                            Wednesday                                    

All existing sticker policies, rules and regulation regarding collections still apply.

*** REMEMBER – Bins and Barrels MUST BE OUT BY 7:00 AM the day of collection ***

New 2 Day Collection Information

We ask that you please be patient and understand that this is a new schedule that is being implented.
Some scheduling difficulties are expected, just growing pains.
We trust that you will find it an improvement over the old schedule once it is in place.
One main difference you may enjoy is the reduction of delays due to holidays falling on a Monday!

We apologize for any inconvenience, and ask that you please be patient.


FY2015 Materials and Water Works Bids - UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

DPW Materials Bid - MB2015

DPW Water Works Bid - WB2015

All prospective bidders MUST request to be on the Offical Bid List via email  to or via fax to (617) 698-1290, to receive official notices and/or addenda.
Failure to do so may result in disqualification of submitted bids




‘Flushable’ personal wipes are clogging sewer systems


Street light issues can now be reported by email!  Please make a note of the utility pole number and house address, and email

The DPW Mission: The Department of Public Works provides many services that directly affect the health, safety, and quality of life of people who live and work in Milton.  Our responsibility is the maintenance of the Town's entire infrastructure.  Our mission is to carry out that responsibility using the highest legal and ethical standards while delivering services that are technically feasible as well as cost effective.  
532008_74116_0.jpgThe rebuilt Pope Pond Bridge      

Our core services include:
Collection, disposal, and recycling of solid waste
Distribution of clean and plentiful drinking water
Collection and disposal of sewerage
Management of the stormwater drainage system
Maintenance of roadways and sidewalks
Engineering and planning services
Fleet maintenance for DPW, fire, and police vehicles
Collection of household hazardous waste
Tree planting and green space caretaking

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