The Scottsbluff City Council asked staff to pursue an inter-agency agreement to oversee construction and management for a proposed regional landfill.
Due to the nature of contract negotiations with Gering, the council went into executive session for discussion during its meeting Monday.
Interim city manager Rick Kuckkahn said the city will pursue an inter-agency agreement with Gering relating to a regional landfill that could potentially include other communities.
“There are a number of communities involved,” Kuckkahn said. “Gering and all the communities that are hauling trash to the Gering landfill all have an interest in this kind of thing. So, we’ve got to figure out a way to include them and be transparent with everybody and get everybody on the same track.”
An independent group to help make decisions is something the council agreed would be something to pursue.
“We can look at an organization much the same as what’s up in Chadron,” Kuckkahn said. “Chadron has a…