Illegal dumping fines could be steep
Possible fines for garbage dumping at Wadena County recycling sites were suggested at amounts from $19 per bag to $30 a bag at Tuesday's county board meeting.
Mike Gibson, a consultant overseeing the reorganization of the solid waste department, calculated the county's cleanup cost by averaging two solid waste employees' hourly wages plus a 30 percent benefit for a total of $14.05.
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