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Council OKs change in trash rates


July 3, 2017

Sweet Home customers are likely to see a new method of structuring garbage collection rate increases, based on the state’s Consumer Price Index, starting with a 2.1 percent increase in the process of approval by the City Council.

The council held the first reading Tuesday, June 27, of an ordinance that would change the way increases are instituted to an automatic annual rate adjustment that will be based on changes in the CPI.

Currently, the city’s contract with its trash collection franchisee, Sweet Home Sanitation requires the company to request a rate adjustment when deemed necessa...

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