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Jury delays garbage decision

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The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee met for nearly one hour Tuesday evening before making the decision to table the decision until the September police jury meeting.

Committee chair Bobby Dowling said that residents had three choices for garbage disposal: curbside pickup, a modified Dumpster system or curtailed services.

"If we go with curbside service, our research has shown that it would cost parish residents $6.50 per month over the first five years of the program," Dowling said.

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