East Side Garbage

A garbage masterplan is at hand.

Matt Schuerman just called in from City Hall to say that a key opponent of a plan to re-open a garbage transfer station on East 91st Street has finally conceded.

“The sites in Manhattan are all part of the plan,” Dan Garodnick told Matt a few minutes ago, as members of the Council’s Sanitation Committee began to emerge from an extended closed-door meeting with administration officials. “I don’t think anybody was willing to budge on them.”

Garodnick, who represents a relatively wealthy district in Manhattan, said he still intends to vote against the city’s final plan.

– Josh Benson