Flomaton to keep its trash dumpster

Illegal dumpers face a fine of up to $500

The Flomaton Town Council voted to keep the dumpster behind town hall for the time being and will install cameras to be monitored by dispatchers to catch and prosecute illegal dumpers with a fine of up to $500.

The dumpster is designed to be used by Flomaton residents only and is only designed for debris not household garbage, tires, chemicals or electronics. Businesses and commercial operations are not allowed to use the dumpsters, which is free of charge to the citizens.

Utilities Superintendent Shaun Moye said there is a problem with people who don't live inside the town limits of Flomat...