CHEAP TRASH: City board of works grants trash bid to Advance Disposal

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Board of Works and Safety selected Advance Disposal to take care of the city’s solid waste for the next two years.The move passed on a unanimous vote. The contract will be for two years with an option for a three-year renewal if Advance Disposal is meeting the city’s specs.A decision was also made to reduce the price-per-household from $9.50 to $8.50. City-wide cleanup will still be free for citizens for tires and appliances, however the street department requested residents phone ahead to let them know if there are appliances or tires at their house to collect.To read the rest of this story, see the April 10 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.