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Garbage rates increase by 16%

by Calli Stromner with files from Paul Smith

Morinville residents will be paying 16 per cent more for garbage collection than they did in 2013 after Council approved the Waste Management Bylaw during Tuesday night’s regular meeting. The $2.70 per month increase covers the cost of providing weekly garbage collection and recycling collection throughout the year. It also adds mandatory organic waste collection to the town’s service offering, providing weekly pick-up from May 1 – Oct. 31 and monthly pick-up during the winter months. Organics would be placed in the current yard waste containers… […]

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Morinville Council Briefs

Waste Management Bylaw

Council approved Second Reading of the Waste Management Bylaw, which establishes the rates and pick-up schedules for solid waste and organics collection. Councillor Dafoe pressed Administration for options for the high-volume solid waste producers that can’t wait two weeks for garbage pick-up. Public Works Manager Claude Valcourt indicated that those residents have two options: […]

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Council gives First Reading to water, sewer and waste bylaws

Water and Sewer Rates Unchanged for 2014

Council gave First Reading to both the Town’s Water and Sewer Bylaws, which set the fee schedules for both services. Should Council pass Second and Third Reading without amending the bylaw, residents and businesses in Morinville will essentially see no rate increases on either their water or sewer bills…. […]