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Council OKs new garbage contract

Original post made on Sep 20, 2012

While competitors were knocking on the city's door, the City Council gave long time garbage hauler Recology Mountain View another eight years on Tuesday, unanimously approving a new contract that contains costs while adding a modest amount of new services.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 21, 2012, 12:00 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Cuesta Resident, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:05 pm

Excuse me - 10% pay increase??

I'm making the same as I did 3 years ago, and paying lots more for health insurance. How is it that city services get large pay increases while taxpayers are still hurting?


Posted by Andrew, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:17 pm

"We'll get more for less dollars"
"Rate increases are expected next year"
Somebody has to explain this to me.


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