Public Area Maintenance & Snow Removal

The Department of Public Works is responsible for general maintenance of the town’s public areas. Additionally, during inclement weather, the DPW handles snow removal within the town.

Contact the Public Works Department

Call 301-699-8806 or email

Public Works Department truck

Residential Trash Pick-up

Residential trash pickup is contracted to Bates Refuse Removal.

Monday-Yard Waste
Tuesday and Friday- Trash collection
Wednesday-Bulk Trash (Must call Bates directly on Tuesday to schedule for a Wednesday pickup)


Bulk Trash Pick-up

Bulk Trash Pick-up must be scheduled by phone.
Call Bates Refuse Removal at 301-773-2069 to schedule a bulk trash pick-up.

Trash Truck 



Call Bates Refuse Removal at 301-773-2069