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Putnam Checking Feasibility Of An On-Site Transfer Station Expansion

A 30 percent increase in household garbage over the past three years has caused Putnam County to start planning a transfer station expansion. Mayor Randy Porter said engineers have been at the South Jefferson Avenue location checking the feasibility of an on-site expansion. “The transfer station, it’s getting to the point it can’t handle the daily load, which almost is ... Read More »

Van Buren Will Move On If BDS Deadline Date Is Not Met

The Van Buren County Commission has given Priority Waste Services until October 1 to close on the BDS property sale. County Mayor Greg Wilson was not in attendance but submitted a letter asking the commission to nullify the bid if the date is not met. Commissioner Henry Seamons responded to a citizen who asked why the company has extended this ... Read More »

Van Buren Co. Approves Selling BDS Property

The Van Buren County Commission has approved the sale of the old BDS property to a local waste service. Priority Waste originally bid for the Pine Grove Road property in February but asked the commission to table the purchase at that time. Mayor Greg Wilson said the company is now ready to take over the some 15 acres. “My understanding ... Read More »

Putnam Solid Waste Director Retires, Successor Named

Keith Street will be retiring as Solid Waste Director this month, after 23 years of work in Putnam County. Street said the county’s population growth has been the biggest change since he started, with the amount of trash and recycling nearly doubling over two decades. Street said it will be sad to leave his team, but said it will not ... Read More »