808 Hwy 77A South/PO Box 738, Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-6321        Fax #:  (361) 293-3318
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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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citizens to download the
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app.
A progressive
community with a
strong work ethic and
excellent quality of life.
Limb & Yard Waste Pick Up has been reinitiated

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.
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - July 16, 2020
City of Yoakum has received a Community
Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery
(CDBG-DR) contract under the Texas General
Land Office (GLO)

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: FAIR
HOUSING, IT’S THE LAW

POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS
OF DISABILITY

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & GRIEVANCE
PROCEDURES NOTICE
FOR THE GLO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK
GRANT-DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM

Click here to view the Notices
Small Taxing Unit Notice of
Public Hearing
September 8, 2020 and
September 15, 2020
6:00 PM
City Hall Conference Room
808 Hwy 77A South
NOTICE OF BUDGET AVAILABILITY
AND
PUBLIC HEARING

The proposed City of Yoakum’s
Fiscal Year Budget 2020-2021 is
available for inspection in the
office of the City Clerk, City Hall,
808 Hwy 77A South from 8:00 AM
to 5:00 PM from Monday through
Friday.  A general summary of the
proposed budget is listed below.

This Budget will raise more
revenue from property taxes than
last year’s budget by $57,421,
which is a 12.71% increase from
last year’s budget. The property
tax revenue to be raised from new
property added to the tax roll this
year is $42,638.

A public hearing will be held on
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
during the regular City Council
meeting at 6:00 PM at 6:00 PM in
the City Hall Conference Room.
City of Yoakum
Labor Day Closing Notice
& Garbage Pickup Schedule

City Hall offices, the Welhausen Library, and the Solid Waste Management Facility will be closed on
Monday, September 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day.

All residential AND commercial garbage routes will be as follows:
Monday’s route will be picked up on Tuesday; Tuesday’s route on Wednesday; Wednesday’s route
on Thursday; and Thursday & Friday routes on Friday.
Required postings for the 2020
Texas Community
Development Block Grant -
Mitigation Grant Applications
Electrical Improvement Project
Water Improvement Project