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Posted on: November 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Solid Waste Rate Increase

Solid waste rates will increase from $162 per household/year in 2019 to $203 per household/year in 2020. This fee will appear as a special charge on your tax bill and includes curbside solid waste, recycling, brush, and yard waste pickup. It also helps fund other City expenses such as the Recycling Drop-off Facility on S. Fish Hatchery Road, recycling and solid waste collection at municipal buildings, and proper disposal/recycling of items collected at City Hall (such as MedDrop and holiday lights), to name a few. The main reason for this rate jump is the City’s new 2020-2024 Solid Waste Contract. The services were competitively bid and the City received three bids (from Pellitteri (incumbent), Badgerland, and Advanced Disposal). All proposals were significantly higher than our current rates, reflecting a global increase in the cost to recycle. Pellitteri will continue to provide solid waste and recycling services for the next five years. Contact Claudia Guy at (608)-270-4262 with questions. 

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