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Use the Dump, Bring Paid Refuse Fee Receipt
Other adjustments to trash collection would require that dumpsters be covered and emptied periodically, limit free pick ups to half a truck load, allow fire officers above lieutenants to issue citations, and mandate the removal of “grease traps” from an alley.
Insco admitted that “enforcement” will be stepped up.
However, the refuse receipt for dumping privileges created council inquiries.
Both council members Rick Simmons and Rebecca Thacker expressed concern that renters might have a difficult time obtaining the receipt.
Although Insco suggested the landlord could “provide a copy of the receipt”, council woman Joyce Clark indicated that “tenants often never see their landlords”.
Catch basin repair will also be considered by council members. Insfundco stated that 500 need repair, but the requested $37,000 from the street division budget will fund "to my knowledge the worst of the worst."
A private contract would be awarded if this passes council.
"Our employees are pulled in other directions," Mayor Williams explained stressing slides and "mountains of other activities."
Referring to the lack of basin cleaning, councilman Gary Bunn called them "sickening to look at" and praised the Mayor for offering the beginning of a capital improvements budget.
The street department will also engineering, labor and materials stabilization of a 40 foot landslide near 501 Ridgewood Drive. The $157,000 would come from a street department improvement line item.