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Hazardous waste collected this weekend

If you have hazardous waste to dispose of, collections are held 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the Poplar Fire Hall, 4941 S Village Road, and 1-4 p.m. at the Solon Springs Transfer Station, 11903 S. Holly Lucius Road.

See our website's calendar for an event flyer with more information including a list of unacceptable items.

Five meetings of county government are scheduled for next week.

The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Highway Department, 7417 County Road E, Hawthorne.

Also on Wednesday, the Children's Community Options Program Advisory Committee meets at 2 p.m. in Room 207C of the courthouse, 1313 Belknap St., Superior.

The ADRC Advisory Committee meets at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 327 of the Government Center, 1316 N. 14th St., Superior.

The Veterans Service Advisory Committee meets at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 207C of the courthouse.

Finally, the County Board meets at 6 p.m. Thursday in Room 201 of the Government Center.

Agendas and information about Douglas County government is available at I welcome your comments and suggestions. I can be reached at (715) 395-1429 or