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Rate Study Helps Florida County Determine Landfill Rate Increase

Rate Study Helps Florida County Determine Landfill Rate Increase

A 10-year rate study and business plan completed this year for Central Landfill in Milton, Florida recommends a new tipping fee of $34 to $38 per ton. The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is expected to set the rate in January 2016.

SCS Engineers, Long Beach, California, was commissioned by Santa Rosa County in March 2015, to conduct a solid waste rate and business plan to help county officials manage and plan for waste management services. The objective is to have an adequate fee structure to maintain operational excellence and to plan the most efficient timing of capital improvements while creating more space at the landfill for long term operations.

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