Athens proposes 25-year rolling trash...

Athens proposes 25-year rolling trash hauling contract with West Covina

There are 4 comments on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune story from Oct 14, 2012, titled Athens proposes 25-year rolling trash hauling contract with West Covina. In it, San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that:

Athens Services is proposing the city extend its trash hauling contract to 2037 in exchange for a $2 million cash payment and an annual donation of $100,000 to fund community events.

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Trash Talk

United States

#1 Oct 16, 2012
A Los Angeles County judge last week invalidated a $150 million, 15-year exclusive contract Montebello officials awarded Athens in 2008.

The no-bid contract - which set off a storm of protests and sparked the recall of two councilmembers - was never properly executed with the mayor's signature and it also violated Proposition 218, a state measure requiring voter approval for local taxes, Judge James Chalfrant ruled.

Time to Sunset the Athens No Bid "evergreen contract".
Montebello is sueing the councilpersons who falsely executed the Montebello Athens Contract (after only a $500,000 bribe)
Who has a conflict of interest in West Covina?
Trash Talk

United States

#2 Oct 25, 2012

Athens owns the city councils
$2,000,000 Bribe
Montebello sold out cheaply at only $500,000
who benefited?
As deep throat said
"Follow the Money"
wc resident

Riverside, CA

#3 Oct 29, 2012
This shouldn't suprise anyone that Touhey,Herfert &
Sotello voted for this 25 yr. extension with Athens.
Since they will benefit from it more then anyone!
When you attend a West Covina council meeting and have people speaking in favor of,people that you have never seen before at a council meeting or will ever see again! What does that say ?..It's
obivous..setup! These guys never tried to get the tax payers of West Covina any of their money back
instead they took it for themselves..They are
running this City literally into the "Dumpster"..
trash talk

Ventura, CA

#4 Oct 29, 2012

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