Arab Street Department

The Arab Street Department is responsible for a wide range of services to the citizens of Arab. These include maintenance of streets and right of ways, drainage maintenance, brush and trash collection, mowing and city signage.

Debris Collection

Debris collection includes brush and any non-household garbage; eg. couches, dressers, tv's etc...

Leaf pick-up starts up in November and will be collected on the same schedule as brush (see below). Please place leaves in heavy duty trash bags if possible. Please DO NOT place leaves on top of brush. Homeowner debris is picked up curbside once monthly.

Please click button below for a detailed weekly schedule for debris pick-up.

Any brush or rubbish generated by a contractor WILL NOT be collected by the city.

There are set fees (See Table Below) to be pre-paid at city hall for the collection of all televisions, computer monitors, microwaves and tires.

*NOTE : Surcharges - Pre-paid to city hall for the collection of the following items:

Television, computer monitors and microwaves:

Microwaves and up to 19" Televisions/Monitors $ 3.00 each
21" to 27" Televisions/Monitors $ 4.00 each
Televisions with screens over 40" $6.00 each


Car and truck tires $ 2.00 each
Tractor trailer or commercial tires $ 7.00 each
Farm Tractor tires $15.00 to 20.00

*NOTE: Fees for larger tires will be higher and dependent on size.

Arab Debris Pickup Schedule

Household Garbage

Household garbage is contracted out to Republic Services. Please refer below for pick-up schedules. For more detailed information, Please contact Republic Services (256) 891-8714 or (256) 891-8713.

Trash Pickup Schedule

Monday Northeast Section of City
Tuesday Northwest Section of City Southwest Section of City
Wednesday Southeast Section of City
Thursday Southeast Section of City
Friday Southwest Section of City

Snow & Ice Removal

If ice and snow should occur, the first priority is streets around police precinct, fire & rescue stations. These are followed by city streets. Residential streets and drives will be cleared as soon as possible. Sand is used on city streets, while a salt/sand mixture is used on the sidewalks. Please contact (256) 586-2510 with any questions or for more information on the matter.

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