Cortland County may spend almost $290,000 for machinery as the county prepares to take over its recycling program in January.
“This is just up-front costs,” Highway Superintendent Charlie Sudbrink said Tuesday. “The legislators knew this was coming. We won’t be buying this much every year.”
The Solid Waste Committee approved on Tuesday, 5-0, buying a walking floor trailer, skid steer and heavy duty stationary skid steer and voted, 4-1, to design and install an elevated waste handling conveyor system.