Discussion over proposed new landfill continues in Waco

Posted at 2:51 PM, Oct 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-10 16:38:35-04

Members of the community are invited to attend a public meeting focused on the topic of 'Landfill: Future Planning' on Oct. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Bledsoe-Miller Community Center. Those who attend may come and go as they please.

Representatives will be available to answer questions and discuss the proposed landfill, the current Waco landfill, future planning and the overall importance to the community.  

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Where We Are Now (current Waco Landfill information and landfill services offered)
  • Landfill Diversion (Waco recycling services and Cobbs Convenience Center information)
  • Future Plans (new landfill planning and site considerations)
  • Being a Good Neighbor (traffic, odor, and proximity considerations)
  • Regional Waste Management (Heart of Texas Council of Governments (HOTCOG) and future regional planning)
  • Protecting Our Environment (landfill protections in place and how they work)
  • Regulating Landfills (permitting process, regulations involved and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  • Understanding Your Bill and Services
  • Maintaining Water Quality (protection and regulations)
  • Illegal Dumping

Guest are encouraged to park in the Waco City Hall parking lot at 3rd Street and Austin Ave. to take advantage of the free shuttle, which will run continuously to the Bledsoe-Miller Community Center before, during and after the meeting.

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