Stretching tax dollars to get the most “bang for the buck” is a popular approach to government spending today. Faced with tightening resources, agencies have been looking for ways to “right size” their operations to the task facing them.
This week Republicans released the Road and Bridge Act of 2015, a transportation plan that will invest in our roads and bridges and make sure we’re maintaining and improving the quality of our transportation infrastructure for the next ten years.
Tests and adjustments were underway this past week on the McLeod County Solid Waste’s single-sort recycling system. The system will allow county residents to keep their recycling in one container, which county employees hope will encourage more people to participate. The single-sort program should begin sometime mid May after 95-, 65- or 35-gallon carts are delivered to residents. Those who drop off their recycling will be able to take advantage of the single-sort system as well.