To promote clean and healthy neighborhoods through solid waste management.
Who We Are
The Solid Waste Division is part of the Public Works Department for the City of North Port and is the working entity which provides service to you. The Solid Waste District is the taxing authority for solid waste services. The primary revenue source for the District is a non-ad valorem assessment. For all residential real property that have a certificate of occupancy, the current assessment is $249.00 per fiscal year.
What We Do
The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the collection of garbage, recyclable material, yard waste and bulk items (furniture, etc.) within the City limits of North Port. Residential garbage, recycling and yard waste are picked up once a week. Bulk collection service is available on a pre-scheduled basis only. Each residence is allowed two free bulk collections per year, each limited to 5 cubic yards. Additional paid collections may also be scheduled. Commercial garbage and recycling collection services are offered from one to five times per week.The Solid Waste Division is led by Solid Waste Manager, Monica Bramble.
Solid Waste Manager, Monica Bramble
Monica Bramble, Solid Waste Manager since June, 2007, oversees the operations of the solid waste and recycling collection services for Public Works. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington.
Before coming to the City of North Port, Ms. Bramble was with the City of Spokane Solid Waste Department for sixteen years. She was responsible for overseeing the collection and disposal operations which included transfer stations, permanent household hazardous waste facilities, a Waste to Energy facility, closed landfills, a landfill gas utilization facility, a subtitle D landfill, and recycling stations. She has written many articles, including one on the City of Spokane's automated solid waste operations, which was published in the March 2007 American Public Works Association (APWA) Reporter.
How To Find Us
The Public Works offices are located at 1100 N. Chamberlain Boulevard in North Port. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the exception of City holidays. You can reach us by phone at 941.240.8050.
For non-emergency solid waste issues, send us an email at SWCustomerService@cityofnorthport.com