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Representatives with Southeast Renewables, a waste management company based out of Huntington-California, talked about the possibility of partnering with the city by collecting its waste and turning it into renewable energy.
Southeast Renewables requested a 15 year contract to establish a renewable energy and recycling plan in
The council had mix reviews on the idea, but agreed that something must be done with the landfill soon.
“I think one thing that we need to do is ask the city attorney's office to draft a request for qualifications so that other companies that do this or do something similar might be of benefit to the city could basically make their presentations, make their case and give the city the opportunity to decide which if any of those things is the best deal for the city,” said City Councilman, Tom Ellington.
The company would not charge the city and says it would retain any current employees that serve in