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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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.  
A progressive
community with a
strong work ethic and
excellent quality of
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LCRA Electrical System Study

The City of Yoakum has undertaken an
Electrical System study being performed
by LCRA crews.  The study will last for
several weeks and will require LCRA
employees to enter into City of Yoakum
customers’ yards to review meters.   All
LCRA employees will be in uniform and
be in LCRA issued vehicles.

Please be aware of that the employees
will be very respectful of your personal
property and will not disrupt your daily
activities.  If you have any concerns,
please contact City Hall at 293-6321 and
the information will be passed on to the

Clean Up Day pick up is Saturday, October 10th

The City of Yoakum, along with area organizations will be coordinating the 10th
Semiannual Cleanup Day to be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015.  Local
businesses and citizens are asked to contact City Hall at 293-6321 if they are
interested in disposing of debris around their property in an effort to make
Yoakum an even more beautiful place to live, work, and play.  Appliances,
furniture, computers and computer accessories will be accepted. Calls for pick
up locations will be received from Wednesday, September 9th through
Thursday, October 8th.

Citizens must keep limbs & brush separate from all other items to be disposed
of; these will be picked up with the City’s normal chipping/yard waste routes.  

Regular household garbage, commercial tires, paint and hazardous waste WILL
NOT be picked up.  Commercial tires, paint and hazardous waste CAN NOT be
accepted at the Solid Waste Transfer Station.  A limit of four (4) tires per
household will be accepted. Items will not be picked up outside the City limits of

The Solid Waste Management Facility will be open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and
citizens will be allowed to dump permitted items FREE OF CHARGE on this day
with the presentation of a City of Yoakum utility bill.

We are in need of volunteers to assist with the Clean Up.  For more information
or anyone interested in volunteering their time or equipment, please contact
City Hall at 293-6321.

Community involvement is a MUST for this to be a success!
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, 2015 in observance of Labor Day.

All residential 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.

Regular commercial routes will be followed all week.

As a reminder, the week of September 7th through 11th is residential yard waste pick up. All piles
should be placed by the curb no later than Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m.

For emergency utility services, please call 361-293-6321.
Annual Street Improvement Project scheduled
for September

The annual City of Yoakum Street Improvement Project is scheduled to begin
between September 14th and September 18th as announced by City staff.  
H&C Construction anticipates the work to be completed before September
30th.  Citizens living on the following streets are asked to keep their vehicles
and any other items off of the street during this time period:
Kenedy        Cooper to E. May
Coke        Sheehan to Lavaca
Coke        Luryan to Sheehan
 Edgar        E. Morris to E. Hugo
                  Lavaca        E. Gonzales to Pat Cleburne
Price        Davis to Schrimcher
Davis                    Price to Orth
Kenedy        Davis to Houston
                           Mathew          W. Gonzales to Railroad Tracks
          Schott        Harwood to Airport Road
       Yoakum        Haller to Water Tower
Forest              West to Nelson
W. Hugo            Forest to Irvine

      Once the contractor has completed the street work, vehicles will be free  
to park along the right-of-way as usual.  We appreciate the patience and
cooperation of our citizens as we continue our annual street maintenance.