Solid Waste fee increases tabled
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February 27, 2020
Business owners turned out in force Monday evening to let Lewis County Commissioners know their thoughts on proposed rate hikes in solid waste disposal fees.
Some fee increases proposed included a 500 percent increase.
Ralph Tackett of Ralph's Automotive, Attorney Caleb Thomas, David Ashmore, Kenny Brown of Rockhouse Coffee Co. & Event Center and Ben Floyd of Floyd Appraisal Service were among those who addressed the Board during a time of citizen input.
Mr. Tackett called the increases "absurd" and requested the committee "go back over your figures." Rates at his automotive shop were...