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

Filling up fast

 

August 10, 2017

Tonia Copeland/Western Nebraska Observer

Green containers, like those shown here, are placed in alleys throughout Kimball for lawn debris on compostable materials only.

The newest cell at Kimball Landfill will reach capacity within the next two years and an expansion will be required by that time, at an estimated cost of $1.6 million, according to Kimball City Administrator Dan Dean.

"I want to bring the landfill to your attention," Dean said. "We have a little over two years left in the (current) cell for trash. It is time to start thinking about increasing it."

The engineers estimate, according to Dean, included a 50 percent multiplier from earlier estimates and a 40 percent contingency – bringing the total estimate to $1.6 million.

"I hope it can com...



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