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COUNCIL DELAYS DECISION ON GILL HAULING CONTRACT

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THE CITY COUNCIL OF SIOUX CITY HAS DELAYED A DECISION ON A TEN YEAR RECYCLING AND TRASH COLLECTION CONTRACT WITH GILL HAULING FOR ANOTHER TWO WEEKS.

COUNCIL MEMBER JULIE SCHOENHERR SAYS THEY LISTENED TO PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE PROPOSAL THAT WOULD HAVE CUT RECYCLING BACK TO EVERY OTHER WEEK AS PART OF THE NEW DEAL;

JULIE1 OC……COUPLE OF REASONS. :11

A COMPROMISE WAS PROPOSED TO KEEP WEEKLY RECYCLING WITH 95 GALLON CONTAINERS FOR BOTH TRASH AND RECYCLING PICK UP:

JULIE3 OC……..MY TRASH CONTAINER. :13

THE PROPOSED CONTRACT IS FOR TEN YEARS WITH A BASIC MONTHLY COST TO RESIDENTS OF $19.05 A MONTH.

SCHOENHERR SAYS WHILE THAT IS A LONG TIME, THE CITY BELIEVES IT’S IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF RESIDENTS;

JULIE2 OC…….FOR ANY REASON. :27

THE COUNCIL AND GILL AGREED TO DRAFT A NEW PROPOSAL AND DEFER A VOTE UNTIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH.

THE COUNCIL DOES NOT MEET NEXT MONDAY BECAUSE OF PRESIDENT’S DAY.

UPDATED 3PM 2/14/23