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City holds off on trash rate hike

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By David Giuliani

The Las Vegas City Council last week delayed making a decision on hiking trash rates after a number of residents feared the increases would hurt the elderly and others on fixed incomes.

City staffers entreated the council to enact a 43 percent increase to residential rates, which would cost a household an extra $72 per year. Monthly bills would go up from $14.05 to $20.10.

On top of that, the proposed rate structure would call for automatic 5 percent yearly increases from 2012 to 2015.


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