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The Santa Clara County Vector Control District is requesting that the public report dead bird sightings. Saratoga residents who find a dead bird can report it by calling 877.WNV-BIRD (877.968.2473) or online here.|
To learn how to properly dispose of a dead bird, watch this video by the California Department of Public Health. Contracting West Nile Virus from a dead bird or squirrel is "low to non-existent," according to the Public Health Department.
On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, the City will host the second Quito Road Bridges Replacement Project Open House event. Project experts will be available to answer questions about the project and provide information on the final design, construction, and detour plans. This multi-jurisdictional project will replace two existing bridges on Quito Road on the border of Saratoga and Los Gatos. The Open House will run from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Joan Pisani Community Center Arts and Crafts Room, located at 19655 Allendale Avenue.|
Between July and September 2014, West Valley Collection & Recycling will be conducting the Annual Cleanup for single-family residential customers. On the specified cleanup day, WVC&R will collect an unlimited number of items from the curb at no additional cost.|
Items should be less than 70 pounds and placed in garbage bags, cans, or sturdy boxes. Tree branches should be 3 inches in diameter or less and no more than 3 feet in length. WVC&R will not pick up items containing CFCs (such as refrigerators), e-waste or universal waste, or items weighing more than 70 pounds.
Cleanup dates vary based on neighborhood and route. Residential customers will be notified of their cleanup date by mail one month in advance of their designated cleanup date.
For more information, click here.