Service Updates

Last Updated: August 5, 2022 at 1:53pm

The city recognizes that disruption during a job action period can be frustrating.

The city will continue to communicate with residents as developments can be shared on this webpage and through official social media accounts.

On Friday, July 22, 2022, the city has issued this statement regarding the current labour disruption.

Labour Disruption Continuing Services Brochure

Click the image above to download a copy of the brochure.

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Recycling drop-off scheduled for Monday, August 8, 12pm-8pm at the Glacier Arena on Olympic Drive.

Regretfully, the city has made the decision to postpone all City Days activities scheduled to take place in the coming days. Events will be rescheduled for future dates where possible, and the city looks forward to providing new details as they become available.

The city’s canoe and kayak program is temporarily suspended during the labour disruption. We look forward to resuming of this free program at Power’s Pond soon.

The city is currently not offering animal holding services for roaming cats or dogs during the labour disruption.

Biweekly Garbage Collection Route Maps

Your garbage collection day will remain unchanged, but collection frequency will be every second week.

Find your map below using your current collection day. Click on any map to view an enlarged version.

We will start with WEEK 1 as of Tuesday, July 12, 2022 and alternate weekly going forward.

WEEK 1 is highlighted in green.
WEEK 2 is highlighted in red.

Tuesday Wednesday
Thursday Friday

Please remember the following points related to garbage collection:

  • No garbage bags to be placed outside of the bins, this includes yard waste – everything should be within your bin.
  • The city recommends that residents try to refrain from dumping yard waste in their bins, and prioritize household garbage given collection frequency is every two weeks.
  • There is no recycling collection at this time.
  • No tires and propane tanks to be left at the curb for pickup.

One-Time Recycling Drop-Off Site

The city recognizes that collected recyclables can take up space and is providing Mount Pearl residents and businesses with an opportunity to drop-off accepted plastics and paper-based recyclable materials!

On August 8, from 12pm-8pm, a one-day drop-off site will be set up at the Reid Centre entrance at Smallwood Drive. Please follow directional signage to ensure safety and anticipate possible lineups or delays.

Not sure if something is recyclable? Use our Waste Wizard!

Bulk Garbage Update

For those with scheduled bulk garbage collection, please call 748-1000 to reschedule or request a refund.

Sports Fields Update

City team members are out continuing to do their best to maintain sports fields.
The city has continually communicated with all sports groups both prior to and during the labour disruption.
Sports fields in the City of Mount Pearl remain open for use.
If you have any questions on programming, please contact the respective association.

Swimming Lessons Update

The city wishes to provide the following updates for those previously enrolled in summer swimming lesson programs at The Summit.

Regretfully, the four-week August session is now cancelled, along with both the eight-week July/August and the four-week July programs.

For those enrolled in either of the cancelled programs, who registered and paid fees online, refunds will be issued automatically.

For those who registered or paid their fees in-person, city team members will contact them directly to make arrangements for refunds.

Tax Payment Deadline Extension

The city is pleased to extend the deadline until August 31 to make tax payments for both residents and businesses. Interest will not be applied to current balances remaining for 2022 until September 1.

While payments can continue to be made in-person at city hall, other convenient methods include bill payment through your online banking or from your bank branch, through the mail, or through your mortgage.