Sarasota News Leader

01/11/2013

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GUM AND GARBAGE With season bringing more people to St. Armands, business owners are fretting about how fast garbage fills up cans on the circle. Photo by Norman Schimmel ST. ARMANDS BUSINESS OWNERS ARE COMPLAINING ABOUT OVERFLOWING TRASH CANS AND CITY OF SARASOTA INATTENTION TO THEIR SIDEWALKS By Stan Zimmerman City Editor Trash is beginning to be a problem on St. Armands Circle. New cans promised by the city government have not appeared, and the old cans are overwhelmed almost every day, business owners say. vices. "The guys on the truck say they pick up every day, but it can't wait until mid-afternoon." Fletcher has a contract with the district to keep the shopping Mecca clean. The issue came up Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the "The biggest problem is in front of the restauSt. Armands Business Improvement District rants," said the district's chairman, Marty meeting. Rappaport. "We're still trying to get cans from "Every morning by the Every morning by the Starbucks, three years ago." Starbucks, the trash is overflowing," said Jackie Fletcher with J-Mar Cleaning Ser- the trash is overflowing. Jackie Fletcher J-Mar Cleaning Services Todd Kucharski with the City of Sarasota's Public Works Depart-

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