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Galena City Council postpones action on proposed landfill

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Update:  Talks about creating another landfill for the city have fueled controversy. Last night's council meeting was the first meeting since lifting a suspension on landfill discussion earlier this month. 

According to Mayor Dale Oglesby, The council is postponing action on the landfill project. The city says it wants to take its time and make sure everything is done correctly. 

The next Galena City Council meeting is scheduled for February 2nd. 

September 8, 2014:  Galena residents against a proposed landfill say they will revamp and refile their petition after a judge denied it on technicalities. The petition seeks a grand jury to investigate the Galena city council and its actions surrounding a plan to turn roughly 40 acres into a landfill. The judge ruled the petition did not have the name, address and phone of the person filing the document. Nor did it indicate that an authorized official placed the verifying signatures under oath. The group will seek legal help and file the petition again.

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