Lakeside votes for mandatory garbage pickup

BY TOM CULLEN

Lakeside City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance mandating garbage collection on the first of three readings despite several calls for the council to dump the issue.

The council opened its monthly meeting with a public hearing on whether the town of 275 residences should mandate curbside collection of garbage and recyclables. Lakeside residents Bruce Otto and Roger Iehl spearheaded the opposition to the move, as several council members have endorsed the initiative.

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