Keep Waste Management in Jupiter
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Please sign if you want to keep Waste Management in Jupiter.
Waste Management has served Jupiter residents for more than 40 years. In its recent Request for Proposal process, the Town’s Selection Committee unanimously ranked Waste Management #1 in terms of Experience, Safety and Customer Service --- far outdistancing two other competitors. The Town Council, however, voted 3 to 1 on November 1 for an admittedly disruptive change to Advanced Disposal, which ranked a distant third.
Why? On the surface, price. Waste Management proposed a monthly rate of $12.45 (42 cents more than the current rate) and Advanced $8.45.
But in life…you get what you pay for.
Advanced Disposal proposed 7 fewer trucks (39% less service capacity); 12 fewer employees (40% less manpower) and even left out yard waste collection in parts of Abacoa.
A recent scientific survey of Jupiter residents found:
• 90% of Jupiter residents believe Waste Management should continue to provide their waste and recycling services
• Nearly 8 of 10 residents said that a 42-cent a month increase was reasonable
• Almost two-thirds of Jupiter residents said they would prefer to keep Waste Management for $4 more a month over the competitor’s price
MORE DOLLARS AND SENSE: In fact, the Town of Jupiter would lose $162,000 in annual fees by making the switch to Advanced Disposal. And Jupiter businesses would pay the same rate as today but get the #3 ranked service provider.
If you’d like to retain the superior services of Waste Management, please call (561-741-2214) and email your Town Council members TODAY:
Mayor Todd Wodraska firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice Mayor Ilan Kaufer email@example.com
Councilman Ron Delaney firstname.lastname@example.org
Councilman Jim Kuretski email@example.com
Councilman Wayne Posner firstname.lastname@example.org
And please, attend the Jupiter Town Council meeting on Tuesday, November 15 at 7 pm at City Hall, 210 Military Trail. Your Town Council will take a final vote that night.
This is your last chance to keep Waste Management and its drivers servicing the clean and green Town of Jupiter.
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