Citing financial constraints, the City of Findlay once again decided to suspend its annual leaf pick-up services for area residents. This left the task to area volunteers who showed up for a one-day community collection coordinated by mayor-elect Lydia Mihalik. Dubbed “Leaf Relief,” the program involved splitting the City into multiple quadrants, which volunteers signed up to cover. A key player in the volunteer effort was H & O Services, which utilized its front-load refuse vehicle to collect hundreds of bagged leaves placed along the City streets. The company also donated roll-off containers which were used at designated collection areas in the community. Collected leafs were then transported to the City’s compost facility off of High Street.
This marks the third year in which H & O Services has participated in the community led leaf pick-up program.