Solid Waste: To pay or not to pay?
The debate continues
March 4, 2021
During the County Committee meetings on Monday night, it was announced that the decision for business owners to sign an affidavit, which allowed them to waive their right to use the Lewis County Transfer Station and no longer pay their commercial solid waste fee, did not pass.
In an email to County Mayor Jonah Keltner, County Attorney Jack Heath stated that the law requires “a majority of the members of the body, not a majority of the quorom.”
This means that it takes a majority vote to pass a resolution, but what is considered the ‘majority’ is not based on how many members are...