The most interesting parts were not on the agenda at the DSSWA meeting Wednesday evening.
The Deep South Solid Waste Authority (DSSWA) disburses grant money from landfill tipping fees to participating local governments.
This meeting will be in the new Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC) office, 1937 Carlton Adams Dr., across from the Lowndes Board of Education and next to the Goo Goo Car Wash.
I’m of a mind to zoom the meeting.
Here is the agenda. The entire board packet is on the LAKE website, thanks to Elizabeth Backe of SGRC.
REGIONAL MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Deep South Regional Municipal Solid Waste Management Authority
November 18, 2020
Southern Georgia Regional Commission
- Welcome and Introduction
- Minutes of July 15, 2020 Meeting e Draft attached for review and motion
- Financial Report Jan-September 2020
- Financial Audit Engagement Letter
- Royalty Disbursement for Period of Jan 1 — June 30, 2020
- Grinding Reimbursement Request — City of Valdosta
- New application format for future grinding reimbursement requests
- Appointment of Nominating Committee for Election of Officers in January 2021
- Other Business e Waste Management letter for review and discussion
Next regular scheduled meeting will be on January 20, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Phone: (229) 333-5277
Fax: (229) 333-5312
1937 Carlton Adams Drive
Valdosta, Georgia 31601
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Interesting things sometimes turn up when a landfill is investigated.
Taylor West wrote for the AJC 5 June 2014, Police: Arrest warrants issued in connection with $1 million scam,
Police began an investigation in mid-April when Waste Management Inc. made a complaint regarding Willow Oak Landfill, which it owns, following an anonymous tip and a private investigation, according to the Palmetto Police Department today.
In this case it was the landfill operator that filed a complaint. Waste Management is one of the two largest solid waste companies in the U.S.; the other is ADS.
The complaint alleged Continue reading
Commissioners approved dollar amounts for two purchase orders that were completely different from the ones they were quoted the morning before, with no discussion: the County Attorney quoted the new figures, asked for approval, and immediately got it at the 9 July 2013 Regular Session of the Lowndes County Commission.
- For Consideration
- Video Arraignment for Magistrate and Juvenile Court Contract
- Enterprise and Backup Storage Solution Scope of Work
Chairman Slaughter said they would “conjoin a and b together”.
What we have at this time are the work orders and what we would like to get at this time is a motion to approve and ratify the purchase orders.
County Attorney Walter G. Elliott asked to clarify: Continue reading