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Kriseman Cuts Back Duties for St. Petersburg, Fla., Administrator Who Oversaw Recycling

Kriseman Cuts Back Duties for St. Petersburg, Fla., Administrator Who Oversaw Recycling

The man behind the city's botched rollout of universal curbside recycling will no longer supervise the sanitation department that launched the program last month.

Public Works Administrator Mike Connors also won't oversee the city's purchasing department, which bought new recycling trucks that can't fit through back alleys, a drawback that's triggered a backlash from residents who don't want bins in the streets.

Mayor Rick Kriseman "announced Monday." that he was taking these duties away from the 61-year-old Connors, a City Hall fixture for nearly 30 years who is widely regarded as one of the shrewdest bureaucrats in town.

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