NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City lawmaker and the Department of Sanitation are teaming up to clean up the curbs.
Councilwoman Julie Menin says overflowing trash bins are a top complaint in her district.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera Fatally Shot, Officer Wilbert Mora Critically Injured Responding To Harlem Domestic Dispute
Currently, the sanitation department does three pickups per day, and two on Sunday.READ MORE: SEE IT: Mayor Adams, NYPD Commissioner Sewell On Killing Of NYPD Officer In Harlem: 'An Attack On The City Of New York'
Menin announced Friday she’s allocating $120,000 to add supplemental pickups on the Upper East Side.MORE NEWS: With Tragic Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Harlem, 5 NYPD Officers Have Been Shot In January
With the extra money, bins will be emptied four times a day four days a week.