If you’re just moving in, WELCOME to Somerset Lake, neighbor! We’ve collected some information for you to soften your landing here, please reach out if we can help in any way at all. Our Welcome Committee chairperson is Bob Godwin – he will be in contact with you soon to help get you oriented to your new neighborhood.
If you’ve lived here awhile, this may be a handy reference page to bookmark.
Lawn services are provided weekly on Tuesdays by Alabama Lawn Masters. Your HOA Dues pay for maintenance of the common grounds and resident’s front and side yards. You can review more detail in the HOA lawn service contracts here.
If you have special requests or concerns about your front or side yard please coordinate them through:
HOA Landscape Committee
Backyard service is not included in your HOA dues. You may contact Lawn Masters directly to arrange backyard services. You are not obligated to use Lawn Masters and are free to find other lawn maintenance or landscapers if you wish.
Email Lawn Masters
City of Huntsville Sanitation Department
Pick up day is every TUESDAY morning, have your cart on the curb by 7:00am. Carts must be placed at least five feet away from obstructions such as mailboxes, utility poles, or parked cars, and no more than two feet from the curb or road with the arrows on the lid pointing toward the street. Trucks will not return to collect carts that are placed out late, blocked, too close to obstructions, or contain unauthorized debris.
Containers must NOT contain debris other than household garbage. Unacceptable or hazardous waste such as paint, chemicals, solvents, dead animals, rocks, dirt, construction debris, or medical or biological waste will not be collected.
Residential Bulk Trash is the collection of containerized yard waste such as grass clippings, twigs, hedge clippings, junk or rubbish. Non-hazardous building materials may also be placed curbside when there is not a contractor involved in the project. Additional costs (see Fees) may be applied for this service and are billed to the resident’s monthly Huntsville Utilities bill. See details about qualifications for bulk trash for collection.
Holiday Schedule: There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection on the holidays listed below. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day beginning with the regular Monday pickups occurring on Tuesday. In general, if your garbage collection date falls on a holiday, place your can by the curb the evening before the next business day.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Good Friday
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July observed
- Labor Day
- Veteran’s Day
Recycling Alliance of North Alabama (RANA)
Pick up day is the THIRD WEDNESDAY morning of each month, have your bin on the curb by 7:00am and leave 3 feet of clearance around the cart. Remember to place items LOOSE in your cart, do NOT bag your items.
Items not collected are glass, pizza boxes, styrofoam, electronics, yard waste, wood, food waste, paint cans, chemicals, plastic wrap or plastic bags, tanglers (hoses, wires, hangers, chains), aerosol cans, aluminum foil, tin pie pans, deli trays or fruit containers/baskets and wide mouth plastics (sour cream, yogurt, and margarine containers). See their Recycling Guide for details.
Batteries, paint cans, used motor oil cans must be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste facility, Mon–Fri, 7am–5pm, 1055 A Cleaner Way.
Holiday Schedule: If your pickup day is on or after these listed Holidays (AND during the same week), your collection will be delayed by one day. If a holiday is not listed, collection will take place on a regular schedule. A Handy Calendar is on their website.
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
Schedule delays and updates are posted on their website. To report a miss email RANA Support or call (within 3 business days, please).
Huntsville Utilities (includes electricity, natural gas and water)
Report Outages: 256-535-4448
View map of current outages on their website.
Report a problem or submit a non-emergency service request to the City of Huntsville using Huntsville Connect from the convenience of your mobile phone or computer. You can report issues such as graffiti, illegal dumping or potholes, broken parking meters, or even a found pet. Photos are helpful!