Living Here

WATER-SEWER BILLS: You may pay your bill at the Clerk-Treasurer’s office in person, by mail, or by using the drop box. The office is located at 105 Walnut St in the Community Building (behind the Fire Station). We accept cash, money order, check or credit card. Credit card payments can me made in the office, over the phone, or online. New residents are required to make a deposit for water/sewer. Meters are read monthly around the middle of the month. Bills are sent out on the 1st of every month and are due on the 15th. Late charges are added after the 15th.

TRASH PICKUP:  Residents will be provided with a 96 gallon receptacle for trash.  Advanced Disposal will only haul away refuse that is placed in the furnished tote. The totes are owned by the contractor and residents are responsible to provide reasonable care of the tote they have been furnished.  Totes need to be placed on the Town right-of-way by 6:00 a.m. each Wednesday, but not sooner than Tuesday evening.   Totes must be moved back to the residence within 24 hours of disposal.  There must not be any refuse left or placed alongside the tote.  If there is no tote at your residence please contact the Clerk’s Office to have one delivered.

RECYCLING: The town’s recycling bins are located in the community parking lot. Please recycle responsibly and keep this area clean. For more information visit http://www.kcrecycling.com/.

BURNING ORDINANCE: Burning is prohibited except for a few circumstances. Burning of limbs and brush is allowable in a non-combustible container sufficiently vented to induce adequate primary combustion air with enclosed sides and a mesh covering (with opening no larger than 1/4″ square).

WEED ORDINANCE: All landowners are required to cut and remove all weeds or rank vegetation growing on their property. The definition of “weed’ or “rank vegetation” is any vegetable matter, weed, or grass that is not cultivated in plant beds by the landowner, and exceeds the height of 12″. This does not include cultivated bushes, trees, or shrubs.
JUNK CARS: Any vehicle that does not have a valid license plate and insurance, or has not moved in 30 days is classified as a junk vehicle. Owner of vehicle will pay a fine and towing expenses.

BUILDING REGULATIONS: Anyone wishing to build or expand a building must first obtain a building permit from the KOSCIUSKO AREA PLAN COMMISSION at the courthouse in Warsaw. Rezoning or variance must be obtained through the AREA PLAN SYSTEM as well.

LIMB & YARD WASTE PICKUP: Please try to mulch and reuse yard wastes as much as possible. If you do choose to have the town pick up your limbs please pile them by the street. We will not pick up plastic pots, scrap wood with nails, or trash. We will not accept limbs that a contractor professional cut. If you have leaves, grass, or small twigs please bag or box them for convenience.

PIERCETON TOWN COUNCIL MEMBERS are Mandy Espinoza, Thomas Barker, and Matt Brubaker. The Council meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Building. Public is always welcomed.

THE CLERK TREASURER is Jerry Kreger (594-2231). Office hours are 8:30-5:00 (except lunch time) Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Office is open on Wednesday mornings before the 15th of every month.

TOWN SUPERINTENDENT is Chip Hill (594-2213).

TOWN MARSHAL is Tim Sammons (594-2232).

 

LEAF PICKUP

Leaf pickup in the Town of Pierceton will begin OCTOBER 19th.

 

The schedule for pickup will be as follows:

Monday: South of Catholic Street and West of First Street

Wednesday: South of Catholic Street and East of First Street

Thursdays: North of Catholic Street

Leaves must be placed as close
to the road as possible,and away from

utility poles, signs, mailboxes, etc.

Leaves must be at the roadside before 10:00 a.m. on the day of pickup

or they may not be picked up until the following week.

Pickup is for leaves only- No branches, trash, etc.