Knowledgebase-The Right of Cities to Monopolize Garbage Services


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Title:The Right of Cities to Monopolize Garbage Services
Summary:MTAS was asked whether most cities allow independent contractors to contract privately for commercial solid waste services and whether the city can exclude private solid waste collection vendors from operating inside the city limits.
Original Author:Hemsley, Sid
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Product Create Date:05/20/2008
Last Reviewed on::03/20/2017
Subject:Solid waste--Collection
Type:Legal Opinion
Legal Opinion: Right of Cities to Monopolize Garbage Services public.doc

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