Contract will Introduce New Services and Adjusted Rates for Residents
At the June 25, Village Board Meeting, the Village Board approved a new Residential Solid Waste Program with Republic Services (Allied Waste). The contract will go into effect on August 1, 2012. Approval of this contract followed a competitve request for proposal process in which Republic Services submitted the lowest service prices.
Here are some highlights of the new contract:
-Single day collection on Monday
-Unlimited collection eventt biannually (Clean Sweep)
-Weekly yard waste collection with stickers (April - November)
-Monthly branch and brush collection (May - October)
-Use of current refuse and recycling carts
In addition to these continued services, the contract will also offer a NEW leaf sticker for $1.50 providing a reduced rate in October and November. This sticker will only be available for use with a 33 gallon kraft paper bag (leaves can also continue to be disposed of with yard waste stickers and reusable containers April - November).
Adjusted Rate Structure
As part of the new contract, refuse rates will be adjusted starting with the August Village Services Bill. Rates for these services include a base rate for refuse and recycling removal, and supplemental costs for other program services such as branch and brush, clean sweep and administration. The supplemental fees beginning with the August bill also include a new allocation for the replacement of refuse and recycling toters, a revised administrative cost, and a recycling credit
. A detailed breakdown of these rates can be found below.
NEW Recycling Credit Offered to Residents
As an incentive to continue to recycle, the Village will now be providing a monthly CREDIT to each account based on recycling revenues received by the Village in the previous year. Beginning August 2012 through July 2013, this credit will be $2.15. The rates below have been adjusted to reflect this credit amount. This credit will be adjusted on an annual basis depending on the level of recycling and revenues received by the Village.
Questions or Comments
Should you have any additional questions or comments on the new solid waste contract or rates, please contact the Village at 630-469-5000 or submit a form on the "Contact Us"
webpage. More information is available on the following Refuse and Recycling Guide.