Monterey Trash Collection Rate Increase 02-19-14 19:30 av
Trash collection rates are expected to go up in Monterey. The new rates, which will go into effect March 1st for commercial customers and May 1st for residential customers, will increase the basic residential service rates from $17.34 to just over $18.00 a month. Basic monthly commercial service will now go from nearly $136.00 to just over $149.00. the new fees are expected to offset increased costs being charged by the city’s franchise hauler, Monterey City Disposal Servicefor salaries, fuel and landfill charges along with eroding profits.