City Residents Have Opportunity To Rid Themselves Of Their Spare Tires

(FRESNO , CA June 21, 2006) City of Fresno provides residents the opportunity to get rid of their spare tires for free at the City of Fresno Waste Tire Amnesty Day event.

The City of Fresno Code Enforcement Waste Tire team will be conducting their second Waste Tire Amnesty Day on Saturday, June 24, 2006 from 8:00am through 1:00pm at a Bullard High School.

Citizens who reside in the stated target area may dispose of up to six tires for free while those who reside outside of the target area may dispose of their spare tires for a one dollar fee.

Event location: Bullard High School (parking lot)

5445 N. Palm Avenue – enter off of Barstow Avenue

Target area: North of Shaw Avenue to Fresno City limits

West of West Avenue to Fresno City limits

Requirements :

Residents within the target area can dispose of 6 tires for free with proof of residency.
All other residents will be allowed to dispose of tires for a fee of $1 per tire. Tires with rims will be accepted.
No tractor or diesel tires will be accepted. This event is for residents only no businesses.
Funding for this project is made possible through a grant by California Integrated Waste Management Board.

For more information about the Waste Tire Amnesty Event including future event times and locations, contact Barbara Miller, Waste Tire Supervisor at (559) 621-8423.

Andrew T. Souza , City Manager
Contact: Rhonda Jorn,Public Affairs Officer: (559) 621-7777

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