That’s $220.68 a year.
Which is even higher than
Wakulla County, Florida’s $196 a year,
which Gretchen warned us all about more than a year ago.
And more than double the $100 a year for the former county waste collection sites.
That decision was made in a good-faith effort to find the lowest
possible rate for garbage service for the citizens of Lowndes County,
he said Tuesday.
Commissioner Richard Raines moved and
the Commission voted to approve 9 October 2012
Proposal D and awarded it to the lowest bidder for that specific proposal, which was Veolia.
But that wasn’t the lowest-priced proposal,
according to the sheet of choices they were using in that meeting:
Former Chairman Ashley Paulk may say he didn’t tell Cory Scarborough
of Deep South Sanitation that
any contract by the county for curbside pickup would be non-exclusive
(VDT 30 May 2013),
but David Rodock reported for the VDT from Ashley Paulk’s guest house
at a Lowndes County Commission retreat chaired by Ashley Paulk that:
Commissioners decided that getting out of the “trash
business” was best and that a non-exclusive agreement with
current curbside pickup companies (which about 12,000 citizens
already employ) would provide service without putting any people out