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Fresno City Hall Pushes for Lower Fees to Ese Landfill Owned by Fresno County

Fresno City Hall Pushes for Lower Fees to Ese Landfill Owned by Fresno County

Fresno will continue taking its trash to a Fresno County-owned landfill. The unknown is for how much longer.

The City Council on Thursday agreed to extend the city’s deal with the American Avenue landfill on a month-to-month basis. The contract ended June 30.

At Council President Steve Brandau’s request, the stop-gap measure has a three-month limit. If a longer-term deal isn’t settled by then, Brandau said, the city should explore other options for its garbage.

The council’s action may sound like a yawner, but ratepayer money and city-county politics make it otherwise.

Continue reading at the Fresno Bee

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