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posted Dec 10, 2015, 11:18 AM by Bruce Richardson   [ updated Dec 10, 2015, 11:20 AM ]
NORTHEAST KINGDOM WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
p.o. BOX 1075 LYNDONVILLE. VERMONT 05851
802-626-3532 FAX  802-626-3519  800-734-4602
December 9, 2015
NEKWMD
Member Towns
RE: E-waste Collection Program Update

Dear Member Town:
At their regularly scheduled meeting on December 8, 2015, the NEKWMD Board of
Supervisors approved a motion that allows us to continue collecting e-wastes until
July 1,2016.
The amended contract authorized by the Board allows the District to receive $0.04/ Ib
for e-wastes delivered directly to our Lyndonville facility. Compensation for all other
collection sites in the NEKWMD will be discontinued as of October 1,2015.
While the Board is not pleased with this agreement, they felt it was in the best
interest of our membership to continue providing the service. One of the reasons the
Board was willing to sign the agreement was the promise by the State of Vermont to
have a new contract in place by July I, 2016 that includes compensations for all
collection locations.
The Board is firm in its position to discontinue the service in July of 20 16 if the State
does not follow through with its promise to restore compensation for all sites.
We have contacted the attendants in towns currently collecting e-wastes so they will
be prepared to continue collecting e-wastes over the next several months. We are
providing this letter to our membership in case you receive any inquiries regarding
the service.
Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you have any questions regarding this
correspondence.

Most Sincerely,
Paul A. Tomasi
Executive Director
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