From the City of Pleasanton:
The City Council on November 27, 2012 approved a portion of a rate adjustment request from Pleasanton Garbage Service, Inc. resulting in a five percent rate increase for all commercial and residential customers effective January 1, 2013.
The rate increase covers increases in projected operating costs related to Pleasanton Garbage Service, Inc., refuse collection and recycling operations, including the Busch Road Transfer Station operations and a one percent increase to the City franchise fee. The cost of the residential 35-gallon refuse cart service will increase by approximately $1.45/month resulting in a $30.59 per month fee. The 96-gallon refuse cart service will increase by $1.73/month resulting in a $36.30 per month fee.
As part of the rate approval, the City Council authorized the City Manager to continue discussions with Pleasanton Garbage Service concerning outstanding rate and operations issues pertaining to the current franchise agreement, including implementation of Alameda County’s new mandatory commercial recycling law. The City Manager will report back to the City Council regarding these matters within nine months.
Questions regarding refuse and recycling services should be directed to Pleasanton Garbage Service, Inc., at email@example.com or by calling (925)846-2042.
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