Manlius Mayor Mark-Paul Serafin, 52, was served a criminal summons Sept. 21 by the town of Manlius Police Department.
He was charged with violating recycling regulations at 1 Arkie Albanese Ave. in Manlius.
According to the police report, the police department responded to a village resident's complaint about an Aug. 24 offense in the village of Manlius.
The mayor is scheduled to appear in court before Judge Joe Greenman at 7 p.m. Thursday Oct. 7.
Serafin could not be reached for comment.