December 9, 2021


Automotive maniacs

County crews get started hauling 10,000 tires from Willard, Mo. residence made use of as unlicensed disposal web-site

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WILLARD, Mo. (KY3) – A tire cleanup is underway in Willard right after a property has been applied as an unlicensed tire disposal area for a number of months.

All-around 10,000 sit on the residence on the 8,000 block of West Farm Road 104. For neighbors who have watched them pile up, it’s a aid.

“This is like Xmas morning,” Terry Collins, a neighbor claims. “We adore it!”

Greene County crews showed up, removed portion of a fence, and received to operate. It’s a undertaking that will consider quite a few months. Neighbors say they don’t mind because they’ve been dealing with it for months. Collins says he’s been attempting to market his house, but could not get a very good provide because of the eyesore. Also sitting down drinking water in tires has designed it impossible to enjoy the outdoor with all of the mosquitos.

It did get a civil court situation amongst Greene County and the residence proprietor to get to this day. A relative to the property operator was the a person hauling the tires to it. Choosing up and hauling tires is a position necessitating a permit through the Department of All-natural Sources.

“We believe he was undercutting the value of genuine tire haulers, trying to keep the money and not having to pay for the disposal,” Kevin Barnes, the Greene County director of source administration for Greene County says.

The county did achieve out to the property owner months ago and attempted to perform with them to get this all cleaned up. Instead, it bought even worse.

“It appeared to us, as if rather of cleansing up we ended up finding additional tires coming on to the residence,” Barnes claims.

The county hired crews to consider treatment of it all.

“This will be pricey,” Barnes says. “Once we have incurred all of the charges, we will actually go back again to courtroom to get a dollars judgment, and deliver the assets operator the invoice.”

That invoice is $70,000.

The selling price tag has a ton to do with how considerably these tires will travel. They are off to a monofil Kansas.

Greene County states they have around 400 energetic circumstances correct now working with trash but absolutely nothing else to this magnitude.

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