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Marion continues efforts to
collect past-due garbage accounts
By RICHARD HARRIS
The Marion County Commission has made significant progress picking up payments for garbage pick-up, but it is still trying to collect more than $200,000.
Officials began to crack down on collection efforts back in 2011 when almost 1-in-4 households (24%) were more than a full year past due on their payments. At that time, there were 527 accounts that were at least a year delinquent, which added up to $309,885.
Now, that figure is down to $225,909.
Progress is being made, said County Commission Chairman George Neal. We have collected $83,976 of it and we are working to collect the rest.
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