Future of trash service in Incline Village topic of Monday forum | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Future of trash service in Incline Village topic of Monday forum

Staff report
The future of trash services in Incline Vilage will be discussed Monday.
Courtesy IVGID |

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A community forum will take place Monday regarding the future of solid waste services — i.e. containerization, recycling and green waste — as provided through the Incline Village General Improvement District.

This forum will be held from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at the Chateau at 955 Fairway Blvd.

“IVGID Staff is in the process of evaluating our community’s trash and recycling services and is updating our solid waste franchise agreement,” according to a district statement. “We have been listening to our community and want to make sure the best service solution is brought forward.”

Monday’s hearing is scheduled almost a year after the IVGID board of trustees voted 5-0 in March 2014 to table further discussion on potential changes to the district’s trash laws.

The vote came after months of controversy surrounding a proposal to require new wildlife-resistant Dumpsters for Incline’s roughly 300 commercial properties and wildlife-resistant totes for its 8,000 parcels.

Another item that was debated heavily in 2013 and early 2014 was IVGID’s franchise agreement with Waste Management, the company IVGID contracts with to oversee trash service.

At once point, a 10-year contract extension into 2027 was proposed with the Reno-based company, although forward movement on that effort stopped around the same time the board voted to hold off on any sweeping trash law changes.

Residents are also encouraged to submit questions and/or comments prior to the Monday meeting via email to mam@ivgid.org.

“Personal responses will be made following the presentation,” according to the district. “… We would like to hear suggestions on any service options which are important to you in working toward the solution that works best for our community,” officials said.

Time will be provided after the presentation for community members to share comments, according to IVGID. Visit ivgid.org to learn more.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User