Today, the City of Fort Wayne Board of Public Works approved a resolution that allows for the City to seek bids for a new garbage and recycling hauler once an agreement with Red River is reached in bankruptcy court.
Update on solid waste services in the City of Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, Indiana (February 1, 2022) – The City of Fort Wayne Board of Public Works today approved a resolution that will allow for the City of Fort Wayne Solid Waste Department to seek bids for a new garbage and recycling hauler once an agreement between the City of Fort Wayne and Red River is reached in bankruptcy court.
Today’s action was a procedural matter that is a required step in the process of bidding out services and will assist the City in moving as quickly as possible to make improvements for ratepayers.
Progress continues to be made in the bankruptcy proceedings involving Red River. The City and Red River are working through the bankruptcy court to reach a final resolution that would have Red River continue services for the next 4-6 months while the City develops the bid specifications to ultimately hire a new contractor and have them on board this summer.