The Spring Valley City Council, meeting Oct. 8, approved renewing the city's contract with Waste Management for its garbage service provider.

After discussion on the topic, council members noted it was a tough decision. Representatives with Sunshine Sanitation and Waste Management attended the council meeting. Council members noted that after speaking with residents, the majority of them said they are happy with the service they have received with Waste Management.

The motion to renew the contract with Waste Management, which will include commercial businesses also, passed with council members Tony Archer, Bill Bires and Jim Struzyk in favor and council member Todd Jones opposed.

For more information look for the Spring Valley City Council article in the Oct. 17 edition of the Spring Valley Tribune.