Solid Waste Utility

General Information

For the purposes of providing specific public services the Village may create a "utility" to manage those services.  The Village has determined to manage the collection and disposal of solid waste defined generally as garbage and recycling materials that the creation of a utility is necessary.  This generally means these services are supported only with user fees and not property taxes.  


The Solid Waste Utility provides the following services to residents and customers:

  • Weekly curbside pickup of garbage with a Village provided cart (residential or nonresidential request only)
  • Bi-weekly curbside pickup of recycling with a Village provided cart (residential or nonresidential request only)
  • One (1) annual "Spring Clean Up Day" to drop off different refuse items at a centralized location


Customers of the Solid Waste Utility are charged $152 annually (or $38/quarterly) effective 1/1/2019 through their Village of Poynette quarterly utility bills.  

Contracted Service

The Village contracts with Waste Management for curbside garbage and recycling services.  

  1. Waste Management

  2. Scott Gorman

    Director of Public Works

  3. Sue Kilen

    Deputy Clerk/Deputy Treasurer