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PSJ Commissioners Approve Waste Pro Contract

PSJ Commissioners Approve Waste Pro Contract

After weeks spent discussing their waste management contract, Port St. Joe commissioners accepted new terms from current contractor Waste Pro during a meeting of the Port St. Joe City Commissioners on Tuesday night.

While commissioners questioned whether a five-year contract was typical, city attorney Tom Gibson said that contract lengths were “all over the map” and that the previous contract with Waste Pro, which had a re-negotiation window beginning this month, was for seven years.

Commissioner Rex Buzzett asked his fellow commissioners to consider a contract length of three years.

“The contract is five years because of our experience,” said Richard Payne, a representative from Waste Pro. “Our history should dictate a five-year contract. We will provide the city of Port St. Joe with the best possible service.”

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