Commercial Solid Waste fees to increase in response to shortfall
February 20, 2020
A committee appointed by the Lewis County Board of Commissioners met Monday evening to find a solution to a projected $111,000 shortfall in the Solid Waste budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year.
The result is a six level commercial fee scale that could encompass rate hikes for businesses and non-profits alike.
Close scrutiny of current businesses revealed some entities not being charged and others paying fees that did not match similar businesses. The fee scale had not been updated for more than 20 years, a county official stated.
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