There will be no trash or recycling pickup for county residents New Year's Day.
Monday, December 31, 2012
There will be no trash or recycling pickup for county residents on New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1. Regularly scheduled Tuesday trash and recycling pickups for county residents will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Trash and recycling pickups for the remainder of the week also will be delayed by one day. Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Gwinnett trash collection back in courts, at Capitol. County warns outcome of either could result in increased costs for county residents.
The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments by attorneys for Robert Mesteller, a Snellville resident who is taking on Gwinnett County about its way of collecting payment on sanitation services. The issue is that the money is collected on tax bills, something Mesteller claims is illegal and unconstitutional. The outcome of Mesteller’s appeal won’t be heard for several weeks. However, even if it fails, state Rep. Brett Harrell, whose district includes Snellville and parts of Loganville and Grayson, is also taking on the issue. He is re-introducing legislation in January to prevent municipalities using tax bills to collect anything other than taxes. Harrell said his reason for re-introducing House Bill 291 is not opposition to any …