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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Press Release: City of Fortuna to Offer FREE Compost

The City of Fortuna will once again be hosting a promotional give-away for Exceptional Quality (EQ) Class “A” compost for beneficial reuse as a soil amendment to your property or place of residence beginning on Monday, January 22, 2018 and continuing until our supply is gone on a first-come, first serve basis.

Loading hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day at our facility located at 180 Dinsmore Drive. As per the City’s Biosolids Management Plan, the public will be limited to 2½ cubic yards (roughly one full-size pickup truck load) of material per address per year. Small pickup trucks should hold 1½ cubic yards. Everyone will be required to sign a “Hold Harmless” release of liability waiver, when picking up the compost. Drivers must have proper tarps for covering compost while transporting from the facility. Tarps are NOT provided by the City. No pickups with canopies will be loaded by City staff. 

Please use the Corporation Yard entrance (2nd gate past the bridge) when picking up the compost. Vehicles entering the Corporation Yard can proceed directly to the loading area by following the signs. If you have any questions, you may call the Public Works Hotline at (707) 725-1426.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Public Works Hotline
(707) 725-1426

Submitted by:
Megan Wilbanks,
Deputy City Clerk
Posted: 01/03/2018

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