Community members express concern over possible transfer center at former Mentz landfill

A proposal to set up a transfer station at the former landfill in the town of Mentz was met with opposition.

Mentz Town Board members and residents each expressed concern with a proposal by Steven Morgan, owner of trash removal companies Morgan Rubbish Removal and Dependable Disposal, at an informational meeting held before the town board meeting Tuesday at the town offices in Port Byron. Morgan said he wants to set up a transfer station and buy up to 20 acres at the defunct landfill, which is over 70 acres, on Bergan Road.

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