During Monday night’s council meeting, a resident questioned the municipality’s decision to allow private work crews to work without undergoing drug testing of criminal background checks, the Burlington County Times reports.
Mayor Christopher Chiacchio said it wasn’t up to the township to mandate policies to a private company, according to the report.
The township hopes to save about $1.5 million over the next three years via a contract with Casworth Enterprises of Woodbury. That contract is being finalized, according to the report.
Other residents support the township’s decision to privatize trash collection, according to the report.