Will my trash be picked up? Jackson city council tries to fix.

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-06 19:22:23

Jackson City Councilman Ashby Foote answers questions from members of the North Ridgewood neighborhood concerning the rise in crime in the area during the North Ridgewood Neighborhood Association town hall meeting at the Agriculture Museum in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, April 22, 2021.

Jackson City Councilmembers met for more than two hours in executive session late Thursday afternoon but took no formal action following receipt of a letter from Richard’s Disposal Inc. stating the firm may cease collection of household garbage effective Saturday if they are not paid for services delivered.

In reaction to the letter, Ward 1 Councilman and Council President Ashby Foote said, “We went through a number of options and plans and will work with our attorneys for a settlement.” 

Asked if he expected garbage to continue to be collected Monday, Foote said, “I sure hope…

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