CITY TRASH HAULERS TO BE AUDITED COUNCIL ORDERS PROBE OF PRICES.Byline: Heather MacDonald Staff Writer
SANTA CLARITA Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, - The City Council, saying that it is time for answers in the ongoing dispute, gave formal orders Tuesday to start its audit of Santa Clarita's trash haulers.
Los Angeles-based Ernst & Young will conduct the audit of Santa Clarita/Blue Barrel Disposal and Atlas/Consolidated Disposal Service, which are the city's waste collectors “Garbage collector” redirects here. For the computer science concept, see Garbage collection (computer science).
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``It's time It's Time was a successful political campaign run by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) under Gough Whitlam at the 1972 election in Australia. Campaigning on the perceived need for change after 23 years of conservative (Liberal Party of Australia) government, Labor put forward a to reach some resolution that the community can accept,'' said Councilman Cameron Smyth Cameron Smyth is a Republican who has represented Califoria's 38th Assembly district since December of 2006. He succeeded Keith Richman who was term limited.
Prior to being elected to the state legislature, Assemblyman Smyth served on the Santa Clarita City Council, where he .
The first phase of the audit, expected to cost $100,000 plus attorney fees, will take eight weeks, Smyth said.
If council members or the auditors believe further inquiry is necessary, the time line could be extended, Smyth said.
``I'm confident that a lot of the questions will be answered by January,'' Smyth said.
The city's trash contracts have become the flash point in heated political debates in Santa Clarita.
The audit, to determine whether the city staff negotiated the best possible deal, is aimed at ensuring that city residents don't pay too much for trash collection and recycling recycling, the process of recovering and reusing waste products—from household use, manufacturing, agriculture, and business—and thereby reducing their burden on the environment. services.
John P. Newell, an attorney for Waste Management, said officials of the company, which is the parent of Blue Barrel, are concerned that the audit might not be fair and unbiased because of politics surrounding sur·round
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n. the issue. Company officials have asked that their lawyers have access to all of the relevant documents and be allowed to attend all of the interviews during the audit.
``We don't want our company to become a political pawn,'' Newell said.
Smyth said that the audit was not prompted by political concerns.
``All I want is the truth,'' Smyth said. ``I have no political motive.''