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City considers cutting back


The Kimball Landfill has experienced more trouble from aging equipment according to a report given to the Kimball City Council by City Administrator Daniel Ortiz.

Steve Pinkerton of Prestige Manufacturing began making repairs to the bailer that is housed inside the large shop.

“It’s really showing its age,” Ortiz said. “It started operation out at the landfill in 1998 but we purchased it used.”

Landfill supervisor Jim Schulte said the bailer dates back to between 1972 and 1975 and handles, on average, 3.5 to 4 million pounds of waste annually.

“I talked to (Pinkerton) this morni...

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