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St. Hedwig talks trash, roads
ST. HEDWIG -- The city is working toward the establishment of its first-ever household hazardous waste collection event, said Mayor Mary Jo Dylla after the Oct. 4 meeting of the St. Hedwig City Council.
Dylla said that the council began researching the issue after a resident inquired about why the city did not have such an event. She said that St. Hedwig’s waste hauler, MD Systems, does not provide this type of service. However, Councilman Susann Baker learned that Waste Management could collect this type of waste.
The mayor said the council likely will revisit the proposal in a future meeting.
Also to be revisited is the ongoing discussion over the city’s roads. Dylla said an engineer has recommended that the city only should perform maintenance, such as patching and sealing of existing cracks and holes, as the year comes to a close. This is because of shortening days, rain, and milder temperatures, all of which could diminish the quality of any paving work. However, come spring, the city plans to perform reconstruction of some of its worst roads, the mayor said.
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