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Russell County Commission Talks Trash

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission addressed sanitation service changes within the county at its meeting Monday.

Commissioner Steve Boxberger explains the change.

"We canceled our current trash contract for the outlying, incorporated cities," Boxberger said. "We canceled the current contract and entered into two new contracts with two new haulers and adjusted the rates. Those contracts will be in effect until 2015."

The two new haulers are T&G Sanitation Service, LLC and Chism's Trash Service. T&G will serve northern Russell County while Chism's will serve the south. Contact the Russell County Courthouse for more information.

Also discussed at Monday's Commission meeting, prioritizing of road improvements and repairs to various county roads, a bridge project involving both Rush and Russell Counties where representatives from both counties will meet for joint agreement, and a short, 10 minute executive session for non-elected personnel where no action was taken.

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