BRICK TOWNSHIP — The township council authorized bidding on environmentally safe truck wash services, tree trimming and dumpsters during the Oct. 24 council meeting.
“This resolution authorizes the township to go out to bid for an onsite environmental safe wash on township owned vehicles and equipment by recapturing waste water runoff during the cleaning process and preventing it from contaminating soil and groundwater,” said Councilman Vince Minichino.
According to the councilman, Brick Township’s Department of Public Works does not have a closed system to catch waste water when watching trucks and equipment.
“We must contract out this service. The township’s New Jersey Discharge Elimination System Stormwater Permit mandates the capture of stormwater runoff to prevent the contamination of soil and groundwater. The township spent $120,000 in the current two year contract, which expires in January 2024,” said Councilman Minichino.
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