Why is the City charging a $10 per month solid waste collection fee?
The costs for collecting, handling, and disposing of the City's solid waste and debris are increasing. The best way for the City to manage the increase is to begin charging residents for solid waste pick-up.Who is charged the solid waste collection fee?
Households receiving trash collection from the City will be charged the $10 per month fee.
How will I be billed for the solid waste collection fee?
Starting January 1, 2012, this fee will be included with your combined services statement, which also includes charges for water, sanitary sewer collection, and storm water management. The fee is billed at a rate of $0.32876 per day, which is multiplied by the number of days in your billing period.
I live in an area where I don’t get city water. How will you bill me?
The charge for solid waste collection will be included on a bi-monthly combined services statement, which also includes the storm water management fee and, if applicable, sanitary sewer collection services.
What will happen if I pay everything on my combined services bill except the solid waste collection fee?
Failing to pay this fee will cause your account to become delinquent and will eventually result in water service being turned off. If your property is not served by city water, failing to pay the fee will result in other collection activities.
Questions regarding services included with the solid waste collection fee should be directed to Waste Management, 385-4650.