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City to seek bids for trash service

By Melissa McCaghren

Slatonite GM

Setting standards for the City’s trash service and going out for bids for service highlighted a rather light meeting of the Slaton City Council Monday (July 8) at City Hall.

Mike Lamberson, City Administrator, said it was necessary to get a new bid. “Our contract’s been up with Republic (Services) for probably several months,” he said. “So it’s time  we get things kind of lined up out and under a new contract or go out for a bid. We’ve had some other companies interested.”

He presented a list of items to consider in the new contract, including prices for dumpsters of various sizes, prices for roll-aways similar to ones used in the recycling center, prices per ton on disposal and fees regarding extra full dumpsters.

For more information, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite.

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