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A map of the Quad East Interstate Loop released last week shows the proposed highway system will be built around the 795 bypass in Wayne County, using N.C. 11 and U.S. 70 and 164 to connect Greenville, Kinston and Goldsboro.

A map of the Quad East Interstate Loop released last week shows the proposed highway system will be built around the 795 bypass in Wayne County, using N.C. 11 and U.S. 70 and 164 to connect Greenville, Kinston and Goldsboro.

Council to advocate for Interstate loop

By Wesley Brown

The Daily Reflector

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The Greenville City Council is looking to unite the region tonight in support of a $300 million Interstate loop that will connect more than 100 miles of airports, medical centers, industry and college campuses across eastern North Carolina.

The council also will get its second look today at a new comprehensive approach to residential trash collection designed to save the city more than $5 million by 2020 in a sanitation fund that for the past two fiscal years has operated under a $900,000 deficit.


The high-tech trash-collection system would ­ — in time — raise garbage rates by 30 percent and lay off or relocate up to one-third of Greenville’s sanitation force.

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Thanks DR these comments are for the city sanitation

not the 100 mile loop Great job. LMAO

Ljac has lost his or her mind

The annual budget for sanitation , if nobody paid anything, is $7,000,000- How can you lose more than your entire budget of expenses. huh If Winterville can do it with $15.00 a month per household and give a profit to a FOR PROFIT company why cannot Greenville do it?? Somebody is cooking the books and LJAC needs to take accounting 101

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Sanitation will lose close to $20MM (1/4th of entire city budget

The city will lose close to $20,000,000 a year... close to a 1/4th of Greenville's entire annual operating budget!,,,, if something isn't done. Greenville has more sanitation employees than Greensboro. Of the 20 largest cities in North Carolina, Greenville is the ONLY ONE still running this archaic last-century system which should've been modernized decades ago. Since previous city councils and city managers simply kicked the can down the road... this council is left to fix the problem. ....Or at least start a process to fix the problem and get to revenue neutral in a short period of years. Out here in the real world, the cost of gas, equipment, salaries, benefits, trucks, facilities all continue continue to soar. To think that there is some "alternate universe" where sanitation would exist with only one slight increase in a decade ...is ridiculous. Time to tighten up, pay up and get efficient. I FULLY endorse the council in this effort. .......Either pay now, fix it and adjust incrementally, or pay later to the tune of +$20MM per year we don't have. ,,,,,, The answer is clear.

*agree with 1919. sounds

*agree with 1919. sounds insane.

This sanitation change is a Disaster - DUMB

Financially , socially and operationally Who would want to change something that will lay off 25 people, cost millions and raise garbage fees 30%? What kind of stupidity is that??? What a bunch of idiots came up with that idea?? Only in Greenville City government can something as asinine as this happen!!!

Why not repave the streets in

Why not repave the streets in Greenville first.

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