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Old 10-31-2019, 09:52 AM
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Just opened my monthly Villages Utilities bill and noticed that as of 11/1 the cost of our garbage collection has gone up from 17.90 to 19.38 a month. Did I miss something? Was there any notice or mention of this price hike anywhere?

I know it's only $1.48 a month, but based on an estimate of 80,000 households in the Villages....That's a monthly increase of over $125,000!
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https://poa4us.org/bulletins_files/201911Bulletin.pdf

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Was discussed here on 8/10/2019 ->New solid waste charges are coming

NSCUDD will hold a Solid Waste Plan meeting on Monday, November 4, 2019 in the District Office Board Room at 9:00 a.m.

I would encourage everyone who is interested in trash recycling and costs in The Villages to please attend this meeting.
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You also pay school taxes (and have no kids in school here) and amenity fees. Win some, lose some.
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Old 10-31-2019, 12:48 PM
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Just opened my monthly Villages Utilities bill and noticed that as of 11/1 the cost of our garbage collection has gone up from 17.90 to 19.38 a month. Did I miss something? Was there any notice or mention of this price hike anywhere?

I know it's only $1.48 a month, but based on an estimate of 80,000 households in the Villages....That's a monthly increase of over $125,000!
The $125,000 barely covers the cost of a new garbage truck.
On a side note for those complaining of the massive 2 dollar increase, have you seen how hard these garbage guys work ?
Definitely not a job I would want...
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The $125,000 barely covers the cost of a new garbage truck.
On a side note for those complaining of the massive 2 dollar increase, have you seen how hard these garbage guys work ?
Definitely not a job I would want...
I wonder if the increase has anything to do with their salaries. I thought it had to do with the cost of hauling and dumping.
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Well worth it having garbage picked up twice a week, that's a bargain.
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Its still a deal for what we get compared to our house in Minnesota.
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WOW! 5 cents a day! Come on folks!
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