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San Diego Residents Will Continue to Pay for Bins Damaged by City Trucks

Replacement bins cost $70, not including a $25 delivery fee.

The San Diego City Council recently decided that residents will continue to pay to replace trash bins damaged by city trucks, despite a county Grand Jury recommendation that the city replace the damaged bins for free.

Replacement bins cost $70, not including a $25 delivery fee, and complaints about damaged bins have gone up by 25 percent over the past two years.

NBC 7 has more:

Residents who believe the city should replace trash bins damaged by one of the city's trash collection trucks are in for a disappointment.

The San Diego City Council decided Tuesday that residents will still have to pay to replace damaged trash bins, despite a county Grand Jury recommendation that the city replace the trash bins free of charge.

According to the March 22 Grand Jury report, complaints about damaged trash bins have increased 25 percent over the last two years. Replacement bins cost $70, not including a $25 delivery fee.

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