Trash Service & Landfill on City Board Agenda

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Trash service and Landfill on city board agenda for Texarkana Arkansas this evening.

The meeting will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance given by Boy Scout Troop 8 of the 1st Presbyterian Church Texarkana. This will be followed by the Invocation given by Scout Ben Soyars.
There will be a proclamation supporting the city’s participation in the National Historic Preservation Month.

The board will consider adopting a resolution to contract with Sanitation Solutions to provide solid waste disposal.

They will also consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the residential hauler contracts with Edmondson’s Trash Service and Richardson Waste Inc.

The next item will be an ordinance amending the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Code of Ordinances, Solid Waste Ordinance Sec. 22-28 – Disposal of Commercial Solid Waste, Sec. 22-30 – Proof of Landfill Disposal by Commercial Haulers and Sec. 22-31 – Penalty for Disposal of Solid Waste at a Landfill Not Under Contract with the City. This ordinance requires an emergency clause: An emergency clause requires a separate and distinct vote of the board and is valid only if there is a two-thirds vote of approval by the board.

The Texarkana Texas Police Department sadid they are investigating an apparent hit and run crash that occurred about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night  in the 1100 block of Summerhill Road in Texarkana, Texas. 

This will be followed by a Citizen Communication time. The public is invited to attend the open portion of this evening’s meeting. The meeting gets underway at 6pm.



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