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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