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Solid Waste Operations
 The Public Works and Transportation Department provides Solid Waste Operations support with the management of the Loyalton Landfill, Ramshorn Transfer Station, Alleghany Transfer Station, Sierra City Transfer Station, and the Sattley Transfer Station. This support includes the development and management of Sierra County recycling programs including but not limited to E-waste, glass, aluminum, co-mingled, white goods, metals, used oil products, cardboard and plastics.

The department is also responsible for the preparation and updating of all required reporting to the State of California

The mission of Public Works is to protect the public health, safety, and welfare through superior engineering, maintenance, operations, and administrative services that incorporate customer service and integrity with competence and productivity for a sustained commitment to excellence.

The following Sierra County Solid Waste sites are open as noted except for holidays. Please call for holiday confirmation.

  • Loyalton Landfill
    Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Ramshorn Transfer Station
    Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Sattley Transfer Station
    Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Sierra City Transfer Station
    Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 
  • Alleghany Transfer Station
    Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Wednesday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Contact Us

Tim H. Beals
Director of Public Works
Email

Mary Jo Rust
Administrative Assistant
Email

Public Works Office

101 Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 98
Downieville, CA 95936

Ph: 530-289-3201
Fx: 530-289-2828

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed
Noon - 1 p.m.