Corey Woolsey
The Mount Vernon Recycling Center is a part of the Posey County Solid Waste District.
Posey County Solid Waste District in financial distress

The Posey County Commissioners met in a special meeting last week before the County Council meeting to discuss the financial issues of the Posey County Solid Waste District.

The district had a starting balance of $187,419.46 at the beginning of the year.

Their projected income was $600,000 from property taxes, $3200 from excise tax, and $70,000 from recycling for the first quarter.

The districts only actual income was $12, 034.18 from recycling.

According to Commissioner Carl Schmitz, recycling revenues are down.

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