The standing water filtration system is about 40 years old, according to town staff, and it has become expensive to replace worn parts.
The new water treatment system would save the town a substantial amount of money on chemicals, public works director
Town commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday, with
Winch and the MML will encourage
The county has had concerns, Winch said, about collecting recycling from apartments.
"They came up with a lot of excuses, primarily that the trucks that they have are set up only to be taking the bins that we all have," and not dumpsters, he said.
Burgess seeks comments on waste-to-energy incinerator
The MML will accept questions to ask
Whitmore suggested asking them about their thoughts on the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator.
Winch added that many municipalities sent letters of support for the incinerator and suggested that they revisit that decision and form a position on the controversial project as a municipality.
"I'm for waste-energy. It's the only solution that makes any sense," Winch said.
Whitmore also expressed support for the project, but
Rudy said the incinerator was contradictory to recycling and that there were other viable alternatives for disposing of waste.
He offered to share reports from other municipalities that have tried various disposal methods with the commissioners.
Whitmore said his mind was made up on the issue.
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