Are Heffley Creek depot hours working?

Heffley Creek Eco-Depot

Heffley Creek Eco-Depot.

HEFFLEY — Is the winter schedule for the Heffley Creek Eco Depot the right one?

Residents who use the facility will be asked that question in a survey starting this week.

A survey last summer showed that most people were happy with the depot being open Saturdays but closed Sundays. I received some feedback that suggested the response might be different if the question was asked during winter, so the second survey is a way of finding out.

Current winter hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Any change in hours wouldn’t involve an expansion, simply a re-arrangement of hours. A half-day opening on Saturday and Sunday is a possibility.

No changes are being considered for the summer schedule, which is Tuesday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Winter hours are in effect from October 1 to March 31 and summer hours are in effect from April 1 to Sept. 30.

Survey forms will be located at the eco-depot scale house and online at The survey will close April 1.

Questions are as follows:

Given the options below, please circle your preference below.

A. I prefer the current winter schedule, open 8 4 p.m. on Saturday and closed Sunday.

B. I would prefer the eco-depot to be open half day (4 hours) on Saturday and half day (4 hours) on Sunday during winter.

C. Doesn’t matter to me.

If the eco-depot was open half days (4 hours) on both Saturday and Sunday in the winter, please circle your preference.

A. Open on Saturday morning and Sunday morning.

B. Open Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon.

C. Open Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon.

D. Open Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

E. Doesn’t matter to me.


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