Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Trash Fees May Increase.

Byline: Miguel Navrot Journal Staff Writer

Committee OKs Monthly Increase

Santa Fe residents could be paying more each month for trash pickup to help subsidize a growing commercial revenue deficit.

Monday, the Public Works Committee unanimously recommended increasing monthly residential garbage fees to offset the growing Solid Waste Division revenue shortfall. The current $10.28 monthly rate would increase by 36 cents to $10.64 under an administration proposal.

The proposal would save about $1.2 million in the 2001-02 fiscal year. It also calls for continuation of the long-running garbage bag distribution program but does away with residential glass recycling. …

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