Vanover: city awarded trash franchise to highest bidder

By Dave Taylor

The Lewisport City Council held the first reading of the ordinance awarding its trash franchise Thursday, but one councilman objected to giving the contract to the company that he said turned in the highest bid.

Kelly Vanover expressed his concern that the city was awarding the franchise to Republic Services of Kentucky, LLC when two other companies turned in lower bids, going against the mandate of choosing the lowest and best bidder.

See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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