Shawnee County Refuse is suggesting a rate increase.
Shawnee County Commissioners will consider a five-percent rate increase at their meeting Thursday.
The one-can monthly rate for city customers would be $11.71. In the county, it would go up to $12.77.
In his memo to commissioners, Refuse Director Steve Bolton says the proposed increase amounts to 16-cents a week for city customers; 18-cents a week for those in the county.
Shawnee County Refuse
2009 Proposed Increase
1 can $11.15 $11.71
60 gallon 13.16 13.82
90 gallon 14.82 15.56
1 can $12.16 $12.77
60 gallon 14.13 14.84
90 gallon 16.02 16.82
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