Community meeting organized to stop City of Statesville from outsourcing sanitation division

Posted at 10:21 PM on Jul 10, 2019

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FROM STAFF REPORTS

A community meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, July 11, at Statesville High School by residents who are concerned that the Statesville City Council might privatize sanitation services.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Mac Gray Auditorium at Statesville High, which is located at 474 North Center Street.

"If you desire to have a voice in the City maintaining this Department and its Invaluable Service to the citizens who live within the City limits of Statesville, we invite you to join others at a Citizens Community Meeting," organizers said in a news release.

City officials have expressed concerns about the prospect of replacing its aging fleet of garbage trucks.

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