[News Script: Dallas council] Part: 1 of 2
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DALLAS COUNCIL -
The Dallas City Council,
indicates that a special
at its regular Monday meeting
election will be called for
May or June to amend the city charter. The proposed
amendment is expected to call for two more places
on the city council. Also, the council approves
filing an application for federal aid to develop a
new method of garbage disposal. It's called a !liquid
transfer" system -- it involves movement of garbage
through a liquid-filled pipe instead of on the back
of a garbage truck. Garbage from East Dallas will be
crushed and packaged in plastic bags. The bags will
by liquid in a 10-inch)
be carried pipe to the dump
ground east of Central Expressway and South of Loop-
12. The garbage bags will be buried in a sanitary
fill and the water will be sent back to carry more
garbage. If the program is approved, Dallas will
one-third of the one-and-a-half million dollar cost,
The federal government the rest.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Dallas council], item, March 4, 1968; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc991831/m1/1/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.