Flomaton OKs garbage hike; OKs lagoon grant

With a proposed 5 percent increase from Waste Pro for residential garbage collection in Flomaton the town council voted twice before agreeing to pass a 2 percent increase along to customers and absorbing the other 3 percent.

The rate increase, which will go into effect this month, will raise residential rates from $18.99 per month to $19.37 per month.

Councilwoman Lillian Dean suggested the town eat the increase and look at any increases next year. The town had already budgeted to eat 3 percent of any increase.

Councilwoman Anna Lee said there would not be another business that wouldn't pass t...

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