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By Zach Spadt
Staff Writer 

Disagreement over landfill fees

Worland, solid waste district at odds over rate to the city

 

December 4, 2015



WORLAND —City of Worland officials believe that the Washakie Solid Waste Disposal District dumped unfair fees on the city — and they’re not happy about it.

In response to the solid waste removal district establishing tipping fees (See related story, pg. 2.), the city passed an ordinance increasing residential sanitation fees from $15 to $25 per month and commercial fees from $18 to $28 per month.

The increases were based on the city’s understanding that it would be assessed about $30 per ton. However, to officials’ shock, the city received an invoice last week at a rate of $92 p...



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