City Government, Creswell

Sanipac pitches 2.9% rate increase – Council questions yearly rising costs

Sanipac representatives Monday attended a Creswell City Council work session and requested a rate increase, but councilors want to hear more before approving another annual increase.
Sanipac representatives Brian White and Aaron Donley were seeking a 2.9% rate increase due to ”unavoidable costs which ultimately affect the rate structure.” That includes issues like the $1.97 per ton increase to the disposal cost of waste fee that became effective in July, and the ongoing volatile state of the plastic recycling market.
Donley said the recycling commodities market is ”still . . .