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43 PM Text Size: tool goes here Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin wants to switch gears and hand over the city-run residential trash service to just one company for that most basic of reasons -- money. Administration officials on Thursday told the City
00 PM Text Size: tool goes here Three Fresno City Council members are taking their trash fight to the people. Council Members Oliver Baines, Blong Xiong and Sal Quintero are planning a series of community meetings to spread the word about what they
26 PM Text Size: tool goes here Supporters of garbage truck drivers turned out in force Thursday but were unable to convince the Fresno City Council to shelve plans to outsource their jobs. The council by a 4-3 vote agreed to hire a Walnut Creek
43 PM Text Size: tool goes here Mayor Ashley Swearengin is asking Fresnans for help on a tough question: Should she continue to pursue a plan to outsource the residential trash service as part of a budget-fixing plan?
Questions and answers on Daily News stories from readers like you. A plan to overhaul the way garbage is collected from businesses, industrial complexes and apartment buildings in the city -- potentially driving out some small trash-collection
The Arizona Republic Peoria residents could pay an extra $3.16 a month starting next fiscal year for water and sewer services, although a simultaneous rate decrease for trash services could bring down the overall increase to $1.66.
The Fresno City Council on Thursday evening gave Mayor Ashley Swearengin a key boost in her nearly year-long effort to privatize the city's commercial trash service...With a large and sometimes vocal audience looking on, the council by a 5-2 vote
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin on Tuesday unveiled a proposed $1.03 billion budget for next year that presents two scenarios for closing a huge general fund budget gap. Both ideas to fix the $18.5 million hole are almost certain to generate
The first includes two familiar but revised ideas: outsourcing the city's commercial trash-collection service and a wage concession from city employees. The second includes closing most of the city's large community centers, shuttering two fire
The Fresno City Council on Thursday narrowly rejected Mayor Ashley Swearengin's effort to outsource the city's commercial trash service. The 4-3 vote means about 100 workers will continue as city employees collecting for about 7,900 commercial