City cleans up of pile of garbage at apartment complex, but issues remain

Dumpsters also dropped off at Majestic Plaza following I-TEAM investigation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pile of waste was cleaned up at a Moncrief apartment complex riddled with safety issues after neighbors told the News4Jax I-TEAM the dumpster had been missing for weeks.

A pile of garbage could be seen Tuesday in the middle of the Majestic Plaza apartment complex, near a playground. But early Wednesday morning, the City of Jacksonville Solid Waste Division cleaned up the garbage, according to code enforcement. 

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Bryan Mosier, the operations director for the city's neighborhoods department, said the city cleaned up the mess “because of the amount of waste and debris and the potential for sanitary issues.”

The company Waste Pro was seen Wednesday afternoon while dropping off a dumpster at the complex. A second dumpster was also placed nearby.

This comes after the I-TEAM reported on multiple code enforcement and fire code violations cited at the property.

"This still would have been out if the news hadn't came," Felicia Nelson, who lives at Majestic Plaza, said Wednesday.


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