Public Notice - Ordinance 1439 Garbage Rate Increase

posted May 7, 2014, 11:51 AM by Town Clerk

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SOLID WASTE RATE REVISIONS FOR

CITY OF RUSTON CUSTOMERS

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all customers of City of Ruston solid waste services that the City is proposing to change your rates and service.  If adopted, such rates will take effect on July 1, 2014.  These rate changes are as follows:

 

For Residential Customers:

 

Container Size

Current Monthly Rate

Proposed New Monthly Rate

20 Gallon

$16

$21

35 Gallon

$25

$30

65 Gallon

$50

$55

95 Gallon

$75

$80

 

For residential customers, the rate-embedded yard waste and recycle container service will be limited to one 65-gallon container for recycle and one 65-gallon container for yard waste each week.  Extra yard waste containers may be obtained for an additional charge of $10 per month.

For Commercial Customers:

 

Container Size

Current Monthly Rate

Proposed New Monthly Rate

20 Gallon

$16

$21

35 Gallon

$25

$30

65 Gallon

$50

$55

95 Gallon

$75

$80

 

Extra cans will be at the above new proposed rates.  All dumpster service is being eliminated as of July 1, 2014.  Yard waste service may be obtained at the rate of $10 per 65-gallon container per month.

 

In addition to the above rate-changes, the following additional rates are proposed:

 

·         Containers of any type which have lids that will not close due to volume of material inside the container will result in a $10 overage charge for each pickup of such container.

·         If a customer returns a container and later requests the container size previously returned within twelve (12) months of the return, such customer shall be assessed a $50 delivery charge per container.

·         Containers are the customer’s responsibility. Damaged &/or Replacement containers will result in a $50 per container replacement fee.

·         If waste is spilled outside of the container and is cleaned up by solid waste staff, a clean up fee in the amount of $10 will be added to the customer’s bill.

 

For more information about these proposed rates, please contact the Ruston City Clerk at 253-759-3544 or townclerk@rustonwa.org

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