CHEAP TRASH: Ordinance passed to lower solid waste prices
CHURUBUSCO — Trash prices for Churubusco residents will drop by almost $4 as of August 1.When Churubusco’s Town Council decided to renew its trash contract with National Serv-All, a five-year pricing plan allowed for the town to charge its citizens less.In the July 3 meeting, a hearing was held for public comment on a proposed ordinance that would take effect at the beginning of August.Several questions were asked of the town leaders for clarification on the pricing and length of contract, but as the hearing was closed, council members voted to pass the ordinance.With the new rate structure, residents will see a solid waste user fee of $7.50 effective Aug. 1. In 2015, the fee will increase to $8 and in 2017 the fee will change to $8.50.To read the rest of this story, see the July 9 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.