Jay garbage rates to increase Jan. 1

Increase will bring monthly bill to $28.62

The Jay Council Monday night approved to renew its garbage contract with Adam’s Sanitation that contains an adjustment to garbage rates pursuant to the franchise agreement, capped for Jay area customers at 4 percent, which will add $1.10 monthly to the standard residential customer’s monthly bill, to make it a total of $28.62, effective Jan. 1, 2023.

According to a letter Adams Sanitation sent to the town, the CPI (Consumer Price Index) indicator referenced in the franchise agreement increased by 4.42 percent and the fuel index increased by an incredible 77 percent. The twice weekly cost per m...

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