The latest campaign-finance reports cover the last two weeks of October. The donation to DeLorenzo from waste hauler Republic’s marketing manager was recorded eight days after the one from Waste Pro.
Palm Coast skims off $700,000 from its annual $7 million contract with Waste Pro. Cheaper garbage rates for customers means less money for the city, which is partly why the city is resisting bidding out the contract.
The 5-year contract with Waste Pro is expiring. The city council Tuesday will discuss whether to renegotiate or go out to bid, though so far the city administration is signaling resistance to a bid process