Dick and MaryAnn Clemmer founded Dick s Sanitation and Lakeville Sanitary in 1966. It started out as a three-truck, one office and one garage operation. In the early days, the company would dump barrels of ashes and trash from residents throughout Lakeville and New Market, Minn., at the city dump. The company employs more than 80 employees and operates nearly 70 trucks. It offers a variety of services that include residential, multiple family, commercial, recycling, special waste, compactor and roll-off services. The company serves customers in the counties of Farmington, Shakopee, Dakota County, Hennepin County, Washington County and Ramsey County, Minn. Dick s Sanitation maintains its corporate headquarters in Lakeville.