Tri States Public Radio Staff
Thu August 4, 2005
Rushville to Establish Required Trash Pickup
Rushville, IL – Rushville plans to have its first city-wide trash pickup program operating by October. Street Committee Chair Karen Diseron says the council approved a bid from the company, "Area Disposal." She says the council lmust approve the new ordinance three times before the contract can begin. Residents will pay just under $12 per month. There will be no cost to the city. Diseron says the contract was negotiated to include weekly pickup and bi-weekly recycling. She says there will also be a yearly clean-up day. Refuse will also be collected from parks and other city facilities.