The City maintains 90.3 miles of streets and approximately 30 miles of storm sewer. Maintenance includes: Patching and repairing of both, asphalt and concrete streets; repairing curb, gutter, catch basins and storm sewers; street sweeping; repairing and replacement of sidewalks; tree trimming; snow removal; and repair of City maintenance equipment. These accounts include new streets, curb and gutter, and sidewalks, which are in turn assessed back against property owners. Refuse and garbage collection is provided to all residents. Recyclable products are collected through a recycling contractor. The airport is also maintained by the Public Works Department, which consists of mowing, snowplowing, repair and upkeep. The Public Works Department also maintains the Lake Tomah Dam and mowing of the Industrial Parks.
Excess recycling, which does not fit into recycling cart, may be taken to Modern Disposal. Please call to find cost and fees that may apply.
Modern Disposal is located at 800 Townline Rd., Tomah. They can be reached at 608-372-7897.
MONROE COUNTY: HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
Public Works & Utilities Office Staff
Kirk Arity, Director
Linda Niebuhr, Administrative Assistant
Sayra Rethwisch, Utilities Bookkeeper
Samantha Keene, Bookkeeper
Public Works and Utilities Office
819 Superior Avenue (First Floor)
Tomah, WI 54660
Public Works Ph: (608) 374-7430
Utilities Ph: (608) 374-7431
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm