Youngstown council to mull fee on large clean-outs


YOUNGSTOWN — City council will consider legislation Wednesday to charge a $500 fee to property owners who do large-scale clean-outs and leave the garbage for the city sanitation department to collect.

The clean-outs would be for amounts in excess of 20 cubic yards and are usually when a landlord is emptying the contents of a property after a tenant is evicted, city officials say.

There are at least 10 property owners a week who leave clean-out items for the city to pick up that exceed 20 cubic yards, Michael Turner, the city’s sanitation supervisor, said last month. For the complete story, read Tuesday's Vindicator and Vindy.com

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