NEW YARD WASTE PICKUP APPROVED
By Michelle Nutting
(MONMOUTH) Monmouth residents will now have the benefit of a regularly scheduled yard waste pick up service. City Council passed a one-year, $12,500 contract with Maple City Recycling to provide the service.
The yard waste pickups will follow the regular trash pickup schedule. Residents are advised to place yard waste in biodegradable bags. “We support any activity that can beautify the city” said City Administrator Eric Hanson.
Other city council actions:
The city has granted the 1st Street Armoury a lease for another year. The city owns the building which is the current home of Starting Point.
The city approved an agreement with Farmland Foods for a 10 year service to provide water and wastewater services to the plant. Mayor Rod Davies said “This is important for Farmland and for the City of Monmouth.”