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Public Works & Parks Department

Village Manager, Christia Alou

Christia E. Alou, Esq.
Village Manager


Public Works Committee

Councilperson Luis Pirela, Chair
Mayor Omarr C. Nickerson, Vice-Chair
Councilperson Darian Martin, Member

Additional bulk pick-ups and containers for Solid and Bulk Waste

  1. The rate for any additional bulk pick-up is to be scheduled by the property owner and Coastal Waste and Recycling through a phone call (305)635-5144 or email to The rate is with a grapple truck is $15 a yard with a “clam truck” to be paid COD = on the spot either by cash or credit card to Coastal Waste. According to the size of the pile, they will use a grapple truck to collect the bulk.
  2. The price of additional solid waste container and municipal solid waste is $12/month per additional container. The container cost is assessed in the service of the $12 per month fee.
Village of El Portal Public Works Coordinator

Village of El Portal Public Works Coordinator

Coontie Plants in the Traffic Calming Circle

Thank you resident Janet Carabelli for starting and continuing to work on this project since 2019.

Parks & Recreation Updates

Arbor Day 2021

Historic El Portal