He estimates the employees have been lifting 18-20 tons of trash on Mondays.
Alderman Alvin Sutton stated the brand new system would defend the strong waste staff and save town cash on workman’s compensation prices.
“We have had accidents through the years,” he defined. “Workman’s comp is kicking us within the tooth. One factor it will do, it will be certain that our staff are safer and higher taken care of.
“It isn’t going to repair every thing. We all know that it isn’t a panacea. However the one factor that we’d achieve from that is retaining our staff safer and more healthy. We might mitigate some work comp prices. And to me, that is an enormous one.”
Resident David Kater, additionally the previous mayor and present county commissioner, stated that is the fourth time charging trash charges has come up since 2012.
“The final fund is bleeding, caring for our trash,” he stated. “I’m all for paying $14 if that’s what we have to do.”
Mayor David Shaw thanked the residents for attending the listening to.
“I believe there’s been some glorious dialogue tonight,” he stated. “I believe that some good concepts have been offered and I recognize that. We’re happy with our neighborhood and I believe now we have among the finest residents in our neighborhood.”