Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Becky Jane Newbold
Managing Editor 

Another plan for solid waste comes before county Monday


March 12, 2020

Lewis County Junior Girl Scouts snagged all the recycling at their homes for one week and learned a bit about saving Lewis County Government money in Solid Waste expenses during their meeting Tuesday evening. Their leader, Kristin Gomez, was to deliver the collection to the local Transfer Station.

As county officials struggle to find solutions for the undisputed shortfall in the Solid Waste Department's annual budget, residents and business owners fluctuate between fear and boldness in their responses.

Many have expressed anxiety over the increases which will most definitely affect their bottom lines. Others are proactively starting recycling initiatives, both in their offices and at home.

A new resolution on the agenda for the Monday, March 16, 2020 meeting of the Board of Commissioners, sponsored by Commissioners Timmie Hinson and Michael King, will be presented as a compromise.


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