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Mold issue surfaces again


Mold and other needy repairs was again the topic when mayors met for their monthly meeting the Electric City council chambers.

The Regional Board of Mayors have tried several times to get action to remove mold and make other repairs at the Delano Regional Transfer Station operated jointly by the four municipalities.

The “black mold” is inside the walls in at least two offices and elsewhere, and is there because of moisture problems where rooms were not dried properly, according to JRCC, a restoration service firm.

Twice the four mayors have held discussions on obtaining bids...

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Ronald Richards writes:

The mold problem at the landfill can be reduced considerably if concentrated bleach in a spray bottle is used. This may have already been done, but if not this will knock back the surface mold. Thus the exposure to the mold spores by the workers will be reduced. This will only take care of the visible mold, but it will help until a contractor is hired to remove all the mold.

Ronald Richards writes:

The use of concentrated bleach in a spray bottle to knock back the mold at the landfill has likely already been tried. If not this is a very effective way to kill the surface mold and reduce the employees' exposure. Governments at all levels move slowly, so this should protect the workers from most of the spores until the real abatement of mold begins.