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Illegal dumping makes county look bad, costs taxpayer money

Pieces of trashed furniture have been thrown next to a bridge near the “No Dumping” sign. Illegal dumping costs time and taxpayer money to clean.

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Sadly, it’s an all too common sight – the illegal dumping of trash along county and township roads, said Barton County Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips.
“It’s a reoccurring problem,” he said. In addition to being a blight on the county, cleaning these dump sites costs time and taxpayer money.
Phillips offered two recent examples brought to light by taxpayer complaints. The first was at NW 60 Ave. and NW 20 Road, and the other at NW 20 Ave. (Patton Road) just north of NW 10 Road.
On March 2, four employees of the Road and Bridge Department ...

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