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City gives green light to McMinnville Green
Company receives approval to expand recycling operation
With materials to be recycled filling the background, McMinnville Green owner John Hoch gives a tour of his facility on Needmore Road. McMinnville Green is in the process of expanding to the citys Transfer Station.
McMinnville Green has been given the go-ahead to expand its local recycling business. City officials unanimously approved a lease agreement with the business for partial use of its Transfer Station. In attendance were Mayor Jimmy Haley, Vice Mayor Ben Newman, and Aldermen Ryle Chastain, Kate Alsbrook, Steve Harvey, Mike Neal and Everett Brock.According to the agreement, McMinnville Green will pay $200 a month, pay all utilities located on the property, maintain all plumbing, electrical, HVAC, ventilation and window dressings in its occupied area, be responsible for landscape of the property, and no sublease will be allowed, among other stipulations.City officials will retain use of the weigh station, a portion of the building, and will pay any and all real estate property taxes and building insurance.