Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Unlawful dumping = big costs

Many items can be taken to area landfills free of charge

 

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A pile of unwanted items littered the side of a Kimball County road, prompting a citizen complaint. The items shown above, including a dresser, box springs, mattress and box fan can be taken to the Kimball Landfill free of charge for City of Kimball and Kimball County residents who alredy pay landfill fees. See the chart below for information regarding fees at the Kimball Landfill.

Disposing of unwanted items alongside county roads is a growing concern, is considered littering and is unlawful by Nebraska revised state statute 28-523.

With hundreds of miles of county roads in Kimball County, unlawful dumping of debris along those roads can become a big problem.

Anyone found guilty of this offense the first time will be found guilty of a Class III misdemeanor, punishable by up to three months in jail or a fine of up to $500, or both.

A second offense will be a Class II misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail or a fine of up to $1,000, or both.

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