PARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP)-- Should Parkersburg require fences around trash dumpsters ?
That was the point most vigorously debated Tuesday evening in the form of a new ordinance to force property owners and businesses to police their dumpsters.
Many council persons weighed in on the topic, suggestion that there is already a measure on the books but not adequately enforced, to keep dumpster sites clean.
Other suggest that the problem is "Dumpster Diving" creating a mess, and proposing locks on fences to keep "scavengers" out.
In the end, the ordinance passed its first reading without a major revision.