Guess who stroked Wheelabrator a check for $13,831,164 — or approximately the cost of two Steve Austins?
That would be you and I… Assuming you’re a Broward County taxpayer.
Imagine waking up with an extra $13M in your checking account — and you didn’t just win the Scratchy Lottery or have to blow the entire 7th Fleet. Holy f***moly.
Let’s turn our attention to Davie…
Given all that has recently transpired with regards to open competition, transparency, and no-more back room deals in the garbage business marketspace, don’t you think they should rethink their previous 20 year commitment (franchise) to Waste Management?[cleeng_content id="401985537" description="To read more about the M paid to Wheelabrator, sign up today!" price="0.49"]Shouldn’t they check out the Broward County ILA (Inter-Local Agreement) for Waste Disposal or Recovered materials (Recycling) or perhaps piggy-back onto the Miramar trash gig?
Save a whole bunch of money and be nice to the environment? Ain’t that worth at least a little bit of investigation? One freaking phone call? A tweet?
Well, not according to those in charge of Davie. F*** that noise, they say.
Hell, they’re even bundling up pickup, waste disposal, and recycling.
4.1 CONTRACT AMENDMENT – A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF DAVIE, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE FIRST AMENDMENT FOR THE SOLID WASTE, BULK WASTE, RECYCLING AND CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS COLLECTION CONTRACT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF DAVIE AND WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC. OF FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (tabled from July 18, 2012)
All this seems to be a full thrust attack by the Waste Management people, in spite of Sun Bergeron’s commitment of moving their HQ to Davie.
And speaking of those two Steve Austins…
Wheelabrator Tonnages (FY92-Current) Shortfall Fees 3[/cleeng_content]