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Proposal To Increase Garbage Bill Heads To Sacramento City Council

Proposal To Increase Garbage Bill Heads To Sacramento City Council

If you live in the City of Sacramento your garbage bill may go up by about a dollar a month starting in July. 

Last night, the Utility Rates Advisory Commission approved a proposal to increase rates each of the next three years.

Steve Harriman with the Department of General Services says there's a $4 million deficit for garbage collection, recycling, and leaf collection services. 

"We are required by law to match revenue and expense. And -given that we have not increased rates since July1 of 2010- we have seen increases in a number of areas," says Harriman.

Continue reading at Capital Public Radio

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