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Apple Valley, Calif., Expected to Finalize Trash Collection Suit

A lawsuit filed in December 2017 alleged town officials overcharged customers for waste services and used the funds for other government services.

Apple Valley, Calif., residents may save on their upcoming trash collection service bills thanks to a proposed lawsuit settlement.

The lawsuit, filed in December 2017, alleged Apple Valley officials overcharged customers and used some of the excess money to fund other government services, VV Daily Press reports. If the settlement is finalized, the town would create a common fund totaling $3.15 million, with more than $2 million going toward current and former solid waste customers.

VV Daily Press has more:

Residents using the town’s trash collection service will likely see some savings on upcoming bills due to a proposed settlement of a lawsuit.

The lawsuit alleged Apple Valley officials overcharged customers and used some of the excess money to fund other government services.

Current customers who had a solid waste/recycling account with Burrtec Waste Industries from July 24, 2016 may likely see monthly credits saving them roughly 10% on their trash and recycling fees, for a period of about 20 months.

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