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Update: Garbage collection stops in Ferriday

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FERRIDAY, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Garbage collection by Waste Management will stop in Ferriday.

Mayor Gene Allen release a statement regarding garbage collection in the town. According to Allen, the town can no longer meet its financial obligations in its contract with Waste Management. Mayor Allen states that when his administration took office in July 2012, "the town of Ferriday owed WM a sum of $200,616.51."

After all the garbage in the town is collected over the weekend, Waste Management will also collect their garbage bins. Mayor Allen says the town is working with its Aldermen to implement an emergency plan of action.

To read the full statement visit the Ferriday website.

WASTE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT REGARDING GARBAGE COLLECTION IN THE TOWN OF FERRIDAY

FERRIDAY, La. - Feb. 8, 2013 – Following is a statement from Warren Guedry, manager of public sector solutions for the Waste Management Gulf Coast Area, regarding garbage collection in the town of Ferriday:

"Waste Management has suspended all residential garbage collection and commenced picking up its carts in Ferriday after lengthy discussions with the town regarding its significant past-due account have repeatedly failed. Dating back to 2011, Waste Management has participated in discussions with the town regarding its outstanding bill, all the while continuing to deliver residential services to the town.

Waste Management regrets that this action has become necessary. If and when an agreement is reached, we will move quickly to restore all residential collection services."

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