City says no trash pick up unless owners create HOA

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By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities The purpose of the Urban Service District (USD) was to expand Metro Services,  that were available to residents of Nashville, but not outlying suburban neighborhoods. Those services include trash pick up, curbside recycling, street lights and the addition of liquor stores. In exchange for inclusion into the USD, homeowners would agree to pay higher property taxes for new public services. Two years ago, the representatives of 20 Districts in the Continue ReadingCity says no trash pick up unless owners create HOA

Orlando’s Avalon Condos – No trash collection?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Here’s another example of a “mature” condo association going downhill fast. For some reason, there has been no trash pickup at Avalon Condominiums in weeks. Residents contacted WESH2 News in Orlando about the situation. Sure enough, cameras show a mountain of trash heaped up surrounding the trash bin and compactor. Disgusting. Obviously a health hazard. Residents upset over piles of trash at Orlando condo complex m.wesh.com/news/residents-upset-over-piles-of-trash-at-orlando-condo-complex/39349114   Checking out Continue ReadingOrlando’s Avalon Condos – No trash collection?