Leaf pick-up will begin October 7, 2013 for Middleburg Heights residents. Please rake your leaves to the tree lawn. Do not rake the leaves into the street. Do not include branches, sticks, rocks, metal, animal waste, etc.- Leaves Only. Residents can expect to receive a pick up every seven to ten days. At least four city wide, full service pickups will be made throughout the season, (more if necessary). Leaf pick up season is October, November, and December if weather permits.