Dean Kelch

Dean Kelch

Chief Plant Operator

Ph. (402) 228-5221

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The Board of Public Works Compost Site is located at 3426 West Locust Road, 2 miles South on Hwy 77 and 1 mile West.  The BPW Compost Site is open April 1st thru November 30th, Monday thru Saturday, and is closed Sunday. 



  • April 1st thru September 30th
    • 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • October 1st thru October 31st
    • 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • November 1st thru November 30th
    • 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • December 1st thru March 30th
    • By Appointment Only (call 402-239-4886 for appointment)



There is no charge to Gage County residents to come and load the available compost by themselves.  The Compost Operator can load the compost for you for a minimal charge.  If you have questions regarding the BPW Compost Site, contact Jerry Carmichael at (402) 239-4886.




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