Video below: Service Director Ed Gallagher is an advocate for instituting a fee for garbage collection: “Everybody’s paying for rubbish.” He also makes the statement, “There’s no longer a free lunch.” The collection of brown yard waste bags has ceased. Mr. Gallagher explains that a brown bag full of grass clippings weighs 60 pounds. Interestingly, the city has recommended that residents may now dispose of those bags by bringing them to the service garage.
Council President David Miller makes reference to the tax credit rollback legislation uproar of 2010. “This conversation also germinated when the tax credit was rolled back and then put back on. That it was a more fair option regarding everybody having skin in the game.”
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Cash For Trash
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