Board of Public Works approves new garbage collection agreement

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GFL Environmental(fort wayne's nbc)
Published: May. 10, 2022 at 12:37 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Fort Wayne City Council approved a new contract with GFL Environmental Tuesday night after leaders with the City of Fort Wayne’s Board of Public Works approved the contract Tuesday morning.

ABC21 obtained the contract with GFL on April 26, which calls for service to 83,400 households. The city says the estimated cost of garbage collection for 2022-2023 is $11,100,000 and is expected to increase annually.

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Now, City Council must approve the contract. The council is set to discuss and possibly vote on the contract at Tuesday evening’s meeting. Pending final approval from City Council, GFL could begin solid waste collection services on July 1.

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