Sullivan Restricts Garbage Contracts to One Year Max

Photo by Keith Stewart An Advanced Disposal garbage truck is seen in the parking lot of McDonald’s Tuesday afternoon in Sullivan.

Photo by Keith Stewart
An Advanced Disposal garbage truck is seen in the parking lot of McDonald’s Tuesday afternoon in Sullivan.

Ties contract term to license term

by Keith Stewart
keith@newsprogress.com

At their second meeting last month, the Sullivan city council approved an ordinance, amending a section on garbage regulations meant to curb the length of contracts with which collectors could provide customers.

Ordinance 14-4, which passed unanimously at the February 24 meeting, simply ties the length of any contract garbage collectors issue customers with the term of their license they receive from the city. Since garbage collection licenses enjoy a one year shelf-life before expiring each May, contracts with customers are now stipulated to the same one year time-frame.Login or Subscribe to read the rest of this story.

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