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Highlands County Solid Waste Requirements (revised June 2020)

Collection Holidays:   There is no garbage pick up on New Years Day, Fourth of July, Christmas Day, or Thanksgiving. We are only affected for those that fall on a Monday. Pick up will then be on the next day (Tuesday).

Garbage Collection:   Garbage will be picked up once weekly on Monday, The blue trash cans and green recycle cans are to be at curbside facing front by 7 AM and must be at least 4 feet apart from each other and any stationary object. This facilitates the automatic pick-up. Both Bulk Waste ( furniture, mattresses, etc.) and Yard Waste ( tree limbs, leaves, etc) are now picked up on alternating Mondays. NOTE: THE LIDS ON BOTH CANS MUST BE COMPLETELY CLOSED OR THEY WILL NOT  BE PICKED UP AS

Recycling resumes June 29, 2020. New rules apply: Only accepting steel and aluminum cans, plastic bottles and jars, and clean cardboard. Absolutely no glass, plastic bags, pizza boxes, wax cartons, items with residue, newspapers or other paper products such as envelopes, flyers, etc. All items should be placed loose in the green cans.

The schedule can be found at

Yard Debris: (vegetation, branches, limbs, grass clipping etc) Collected every other Monday.. Yard debris must be in a can, bagged, or tied in a bundle of no more than 100 pounds and a maximum length of 6 feet per bundle!

Note: The maximum amount that the hauler is required to pick up is 2 cubic yards. Please contact your hauler for additional information.

Tires, Oil, Batteries, and Appliances:  Picked up on a CALL in Basis Only! Call (863) 655-0005.These services are provided at no additional cost with the exception of TIRES.

Non Acceptable curbside items:  Paint, Pesticides, Chemicals of any kind.  

Concrete, dirt:  Deliver to the Landfill!

Waste Connections of Florida is the franchise hauler for the County:  (863) 655-0005


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Southwest Florida Water Management District Watering Rules
(updated June 2020)

Lawn watering schedules and times:

Lawn watering is limited to twice per week.

Even addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday before 10 A.M. or after 4 P.M.

Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday before 10 A.M. or after 4 P.M.

Landscape watering schedule and times:

Hand watering and micro-irrigation of plants (other then lawns) can be done on any day and at any time.

New lawns and plants:

New lawns and plants have a 30-30 establishment period, which allows any-day watering during the first 30 days.

During the second 30 days (from day 31 thru day 60), watering is allowed every other

Even-numbered addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday; odd-numbered addresses may water Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Monthly Dinners at the Clubhouse (still on hold as of June 1, 2021)

Our monthly dinners are held at the Clubhouse at 6 p.m. on the 3rd Saturday of each month through April. Please contact any Board Member for tickets at $8 each until the Friday before the dinner date. Click on " Association" for a list of members and their telephone numbers.

Sunny Breakfast (resuming June 12, 2021)

Our Sunny Breakfast will be served at the Clubhouse on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Limited number of activities resume

The Covid 19 cases in Highlands County have been decreasing over the last several months and many residents have been vaccinated. A limited number of activities at the Clubhouse in the Park will be resumed on June 8th 2021 while still following CDC guidelines. The new weekly schedule follows:

Line Dancing – Tuesdays, 10 - 11 a.m.

Contact Olga 239-777-4645

Cards & Games – Wednesdays, Noon - 4 p.m.

Contact Shirley 561-818-0075

Sunny Breakfast – 2nd Saturday monthly, 8 - 10 a.m. for a $6.00 donation.

Menu offers orange juice, coffee, tea with a choice of:

Scrambled eggs, bacon and biscuit

Sausage Gravy over biscuits

Pancakes and bacon

Monthly dinners are still on hold.

Sunny Breakfast cancelled for July 10th,
resuming August 14

The Sunny Breakfast for Saturday, July 10th has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We look forward to seeing everyone at the next one on Saturday, August 14th.