Hotard facilitates partnership with Metro &Waste Pro forgarbagecollection

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 22, 2021

LAPLACE —In response to mountinggarbage, St. John the Baptist Parish President Hotard facilitated apartnership between Metro and Waste Pro.TenWaste Pro trucks are out Parishwide servicing the community in addition to Metro trucks.President Hotard also issued an Emergency Household Waste Bid and is in the process of executing agreements to increase disposal capacity.Bids were opened Sunday, September 19.“My main priority right now is getting the trash off the street for our residents; therefore, taking emergency actions were necessary,” Hotardsaid. “I will continue to take any and all actions necessary to rid our streets ofgarbage. I want to thank residents for their patience and cooperation as we work to get allgarbagecollected.”