808 Hwy 77A South/PO Box 738, Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-6321        Fax #:  (361) 293-3318
M - F:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on City observed holidays)
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND NOTICES
Welcome to Yoakum, Texas
Yoakum is located in South Central Texas, and is centrally located between
Austin, Corpus Christi, Houston, and San Antonio.  Hwy 77-A serves as
Yoakum's major corridor traveling north and south; Hwy 111 serves to
connect Yoakum to Hwy 183 and Hwy 77 traveling east and west.  
Yoakum
PROUD MEMBERS OF THE
I-10 CORRIDOR
ASSOCIATION,
A CERTIFIED FILM
FRIENDLY TEXAS
COMMUNITY
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A progressive
community with a
strong work ethic and
excellent quality of life.
Limb & Yard Waste Pick Up Schedule

Yard Waste pick is scheduled for the 1st and 3rd full weeks of each month.

Limb pick up (items requiring use of the Chipper Truck)  is scheduled for the 2nd and 4th weeks of each
month.

All routes will be covered as quickly as possible throughout the week.  Please have your items out by 8:00
AM on Mondays to ensure pick up.  

For larger quantities of brush that will require more than 15 minutes of processing time, tags will be left to
contact City Hall to get an approximate cost for the service.

RESIDENTIAL IN CITY
(Subject to City of Yoakum Brush Collection Policy)
a) Brush collection:
1st 15 mins                         $0                           
15-30 mins               $15.00 + $3.00 per c.y.
30-45 mins                $30.00 + $3.00 per c.y.
45-60 mins                $45.00 + $3.00 per c.y.
Over 60 mins                $  1.00 per min.

b)  Tree trunks and limbs too large to be chipped, requiring additional equipment shall be charged at the
hourly rate of                                $125.00 (1/2 hour minimum charge)

c)  Brush and lumber taken by customer to the Solid Waste Transfer Station
1st 2.6 cubic yards                $0.00
Each cubic yard thereafter        $5.00

RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS OUTSIDE OF CITY LIMITS
(Subject to City of Yoakum Brush Collection Policy)

a) Brush collection:
$18.00 Minimum
1-15 mins                $15.00 + $3.00 per c.y.
15-30 mins                $22.50 + $3.00 per c.y.
30-45 mins                $45.00 + $3.00 per c.y.
45-60 mins                $67.50 + $3.00 per c.y.

b)  Tree trunks and limbs too large to be chipped, requiring additional equipment shall be charged at the
hourly rate of                                $125.00 (1/2 hour minimum charge)

c)  Brush and lumber taken by customer to the Solid Waste Transfer Station
Per cubic yard                $5.00
City Hall is now open to the public with limited
capacity.  Please be sure to adhere to social
distancing guidelines.
Notice of Candidate Filing Period
for the May 1, 2021 General Election
January 13, 2021 - February 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday
Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
Surgical Mask Distribution

Where: Yoakum Fire Department Annex – 210 Nelson Street

When: Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3 PM CST – 6 PM CST

What: DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the
City of Yoakum, in an effort to lower the number of COVID-19 cases will distribute
one FREE 10 pack of surgical masks to each vehicle that comes by. There will be
300 packs available.

Directions: Distribution will be held at the Yoakum Fire Station Annex, behind the
Yoakum Fire Station.  Please enter from Lott St., beside the Fire Station, then
follow the signs and safety cones.

Thank you for doing your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.