The destruction of the building -- in which garbage was stored until loaded on larger trucks for transport to a
The insurer also has agreed to reimburse the county's costs incurred when the transfer station was down. While the new transfer station was under construction the county was forced to improvise, driving household waste to three counties and using the
The county also lost revenue it would have received from tipping fees from individuals and companies if they had been able to dispose of their waste in
"Insurance is paying for all of it, to include our operational loss, construction, and what we lost in revenues over the last six months," Cannon said.
The facility itself was insured for
The county operates a garbage service in unincorporated areas of the county with curbside pickup at
County officials have discussed reopening the landfill for garbage disposal, but that idea has met with some resistance from nearby property owners.
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