“This has been a long time coming,” McCarty said. “It’s been a long time coming.”
Guiding Otsego County’s planning department through the effort to break apart from MOSA has been its trash consultant, Hans Arnold. The full county board is expected to take up the proposed contract with Casella in early April.
The legislation authorizing the dissolution of MOSA was sponsored by state Sen. James Seward, R-Milford.
“Each member county has put in a great deal of time and effort planning for the future solid waste disposal needs of their residents,” Seward said. “This state legislation will allow them to move forward.”