Treecycling gears up with multiple locations

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District and area partners kicked off the annual Treecycling program this week, encouraging residents to recycle their fresh-cut holiday trees. This free holiday tree recycling program offers multiple locations available 24-hours a day throughout the region. “Holiday trees, like yard and garden waste, are banned from the trash in Minnesota,” said […]

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Yard Waste Compost Site expands hours to accommodate fall cleanup needs Western Lake Superior Sanitary District’s Yard Waste Compost Site will expand its operating hours to five days a week for the remainder of October to accommodate increased residential disposal needs. During the special expanded hours the site will be open Thursday through Monday from […]

WLSSD honored for financial reporting excellence for 32nd straight year

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District’s Finance Department by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of […]

WLSSD board approves 2017 budgets

The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District board of directors on Monday approved its 2017 operating and capital budgets, which includes no increase in wastewater costs over 2016 and no increase in the solid waste management fees collected to support solid waste programs. “We’ve set a budget that reflects a careful balance between improving effectiveness and […]

WLSSD Board of Directors elects 2016-17 officers

The Board of Directors of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District elected its new slate of officers for 2016-2017 at their regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, July 25. Board Chair — Ruth Janke, Carlton County representative Vice-Chair — Paul Thomsen, City of Duluth representative Secretary — Bruce Ahlgren, City of Cloquet representative Treasurer — […]