OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha's City Council had some big items on their agenda today. They looked at overturning Mayor Jean Stothert's veto on the plastic bag ban as well as the city's garbage contract.
The City Council voted 6-1 to deny the waste management contract, while the Plastic Bag ban veto override failed 4-3.
3 News Now Senior Reporter Jake Wasikowski attended both of the council's meetings today.
City council votes 6-1 to deny the waste management contract. The city says they can come back with the same or a modified bid soon. @3NewsNowOmaha— Jake Wasikowski (@jakewasikowski) June 4, 2019
Plastic Bag Ban Veto Overrride fails 4-3. Needed 5 votes to pass.@3NewsNowOmaha— Jake Wasikowski (@jakewasikowski) June 4, 2019