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Morinville Town Council Briefs

Council has unanimously passed three new utility bylaws that will see a very slight increase to resident’s bills. Water, Utility, and Sewer rates were unchanged from last year’s rates, but waste pickup saw an increase of about $2 per month. […]

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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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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…. […]

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Council sets water, sewer and waste rates for 2012

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council voted unanimously to second and third reading of the 2012 waste management, sewer and water bylaws. The now passed bylaws the average household paid $49.47 for water and $35.03 for sewer for a total of $84.50 per month in 2011. It is anticipated those rates will be $50.51 for water and $35.34 for sewer for a total of $85.85 per month, an increase of 1.59 per cent or .44 per month for the average household… […]