May 31, 2012
Citizens For A Fair Trash Contract (Citizens) has accepted a settlement offer from Consolidated Disposal Services (CDS). The settlement will end CDS and the City’s appeals of Superior Court Judge Andrew Banks’ ruling that the Los Alamitos City Council improperly awarded a $21 Million trash contract to CDS in violation of a city ordinance requiring the contract be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder.
The settlement agreement calls for CDS and the City to drop their appeals of Judge Banks’ decision and pay $215,000 in Citizens’ legal fees and costs. Citizens in return will dismiss their case. Continue reading