QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - City leaders in Quincy have approved new garbage plan for the western Illinois city.
The Quincy Herald-Whig reports (http://bit.ly/1mFZViX) aldermen agreed to the deal on Monday evening after three months of debate on the issue. Under the new deal the cost of trash stickers will increase by 25 cents to 75 cents starting May 1. However the deal also lets residents pay a monthly $12.99 fee instead of the stickers. That price will apply to having trash removed in 95-gallon totes.
The city will spend an estimated $570,000 on two automated garbage trucks to handle the totes. The totes should cost about $65, which residents will have to pay.
The city also will buy two recycling trucks. The city's weekly recycling pickup will remain the same.
Information from: The Quincy Herald-Whig, http://www.whig.com
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