Update

Overtime, emergency contracts get Cordova, Area E garbage picked up

Council votes for city to end contract with Waste Pro

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 07, 2021 8:15 AM CT | Published: April 06, 2021 2:14 PM CT
<strong>A couch and other trash litter the curb in Cordova on March 23.&nbsp;The city is current on garbage collections in the Cordova, Hickory Hill and East Memphis areas, according to city Chief Operating Officer Doug McGowen.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

A couch and other trash litter the curb in Cordova on March 23. The city is current on garbage collections in the Cordova, Hickory Hill and East Memphis areas, according to city Chief Operating Officer Doug McGowen. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

On April 10, the city could terminate its contract with Waste Pro for poor service or determine that Waste Pro has made good on dealing with the backlog of trash. The council voted Tuesday calling on the administration to cancel the city’s contract.

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Waste Pro USA Doug McGowen Rhonda Logan Ford Canale solid waste
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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