News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2021

Bulk-trash collection sites planned for four Saturdays

Bulk Trash Saturday

The City of Roswell Solid Waste Department will set up a bulk-trash collection site for four consecutive Saturdays, with the free collection site shifting to a different part of the city each week. 

The temporary collection sites are scheduled to ...

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General City News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Online option offered to report areas in need of litter cleanup

CleanIT Form graphic

Keep Roswell Beautiful and the City of Roswell’s Community Development Department are working to keep the community looking good and would like the public’s help in reporting public areas that are in need of a cleanup to remove litter and other trash.

A co...

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General City News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Citizens can share concerns with city through online FixIT Form

repair workers with tools

Have you recently come across a significant pothole on a city street? Did a property overgrown with weeds catch your eye? Do you know of a vehicle that appears to have been abandoned and remains sitting on public property? The City of Roswell wants to kno...

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General City News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Spring River Zoo ready to reopen with ‘Passport to Adventure’

Wallaby (named Chashew) at zoo

Spring River Zoo will welcome back visitors this month with a grand reopening featuring several new animals, a “pop-up” gift shop where newly designed zoo merchandise can be purchased, a scavenger hunt, a food truck and a chance to win a valuable zoo-rela...

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General City News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Street closures in area of West Deming and South Lea

road closed sign and barricade

Street closures will take place beginning Jan. 4 in the area of the intersection of West Deming Street and South Lea Avenue as city crews replace water mains in advance of the upcoming replacement of the Lea Street bridge. This initial work on the water m...

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General City News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

New online bill-pay system for water customers

The City of Roswell's water customer online self-pay and recurring payment system has changed. The previous system is no longer available. It has been replaced by a new system designed to be easier for customers to use. 

The new system is...

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General City News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

After holidays, Christmas trees can be disposed of at landfill for free

Christmas-tree-disposal-FB

Throughout January (Jan. 2-30), the Roswell Municipal Landfill will allow Roswell residents to dispose of Christmas trees at no cost as long as the trees are not mixed with other trash (decorative tinsel may remain on the tree). 

The trees must be...

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General City News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

City ready to hand over recycling service to private company

Roswell Recycles

The recycling service from the City of Roswell’s Solid Waste Department will come to a close in February (this is an extension from previous timetable) as the city turns over local recycling services to a private company. A franchise agreement b...
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General City News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Bulk trash collection process changed

The City of Roswell Solid Waste Department has altered the process for bulk trash collection as a result of staffing limitations. The regular schedule for the grappler truck picking up trash that is too large for standard trash bins has been suspended.

The...

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General City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Matt Miller selected as Roswell’s fire chief

Matt Miller

Matt Miller remembers the poem he recited at his pre-school graduation when he was 5 years old. It told of how he would grow up to be a fireman. Many years later, Miller’s poem became reality when he started working for the Roswell Fire Department in 2003...

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General City News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

Ruben Esquivel

Cemetery superintendent, staff take on the challenge of ‘making things easier for folks during hardship’ 

By Todd Wildermuth, Public Information Officer, City of Roswell 

Ruben Esquivel credits his parents with instilling in him a strong w...

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General City News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

waterline repair

Water Maintenance and Transmission Department always ready to adapt to changing needs and priorities to keep water flowing to Roswell residents 

By Todd Wildermuth, City of Roswell Public Information Officer

Making sure water can reach the...

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General City News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT

City Safety and Risk Manager Kathy Louer (May 2020)

Safety manager strives to keep city workers safe by providing proper training and procedures

By Todd Wildermuth,  City of Roswell Public Information Officer

When Kathy Louer owned an occupational medical clinic, she often saw firs...

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