• City of Independence

    Clean-Up Day is May 4th! 9-Noon. See events for details!

  • City of Independence

  • City of Independence

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Full-time Public Works Director Position
Road Restrictions effective March 19th until further notice.
Townline Road- No trucks over 35,000 GVW without a permit! Lake Haughey Road- Closed to 4-ton axel weight
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May 4
Clean-Up Day 2019

The City of Independence will once again host Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
Hours are 9:00 a.m.- Noon. 
1920 County Road 90
Independence
You will need to show proof of residency for Independence or Maple Plain. Please no bills larger than $20 and checks should be made out to the City of Independence. No concrete, curbside recyclables or yard waste allowed!
Accepted Materials:
Air conditioners:
$25 No gas air conditioners or refrigerators unless you pay $200.
Appliances: $20 Includes dehumidifiers, heat pumps, water heaters, microwaves, washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc.
Carpet: Small roll $15. Large roll (greater than 5'x8') $25.
Construction Material/ Debris/Junk: $20 cubic yard. Includes doors, lumber, fences, tile, sheetrock.
Mattresses, Box Springs, Upholstered Furniture: $50 (vendor raised their cost).
Scrap Iron/ Metal: No Charge. 
All plastic to be removed. Tanks/ Barrels must be cut in half.

Tires: $5/ car, $10/ semi, $20/ tractor. With or without rims.
Limited Household Hazardous Waste Collection- Hennepin County will NOT be on site! Independence will have a vendor on site to take the following items: (must show ID within Hennepin County).
Accepted Materials: 
Auto, Vehicle, and Household Batteries- FREE
Electronics-
$5 to $45 (depending on item and size).
Flourescent Tubes/ Bulbs: DO NOT tape together. In original packaging or surrounded by cardboard. Must be dissambeled and ballasts disconnected from housing unit. Bulbs 4' and under .50, over 4'- $1, ballasts- $2 and light fixtures- $10.
Propane tanks- under 3'- $5, over 3'- $10