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City of Madison Announces New Trash Pickup Rates

New Rates Take Effect April 1st

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2024-2 OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MADISON TO REPEAL AND REPLACE ORDINANCE 2023-10, WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 50 RELATING TO GARBAGE COLLECTION

Property owners in the City of Madison, Indiana (the “City”) and other interested parties are hereby notified that an amendment to Garbage Collection Ordinance 2023-10, as amended by Ordinance 2024-2 (collectively, the “Rate Ordinance”) to create new rates and other changes applicable thereto, was introduced at a meeting of the Common Council of the City (the “Common Council”) held on February 6, 2024. Another public meeting of the Common Council will be held at 5:30 p.m., local time, on February 20, 2024, at City Hall, 101 West Main Street, Madison, Indiana 47250, on the matter of such proposed amendment. There will be an opportunity for public comment during this meeting. The Ordinance amendment provides for new Garbage Collection Rates and Charges as set forth below:

Section 50.03 Collection Regulations; Fees Collection of garbage, recycling, and compost shall increase from $9.85 per month to the following:

Fee Type                   2024      2025     2026     2027      2028

Household Trash       $17.50   $20.50  $21.32  $22.17    $23.06

Recycling/Compost   $ 2.50    $2.50    $2.60     $2.71      $2.81

Total                           $20.00  $23.00   $23.92  $24.88   $25.87

Section 50.27: Transfer Station/Compost Yard Charges

Rates for individual residents of the city of Madison or Jefferson County and Industrial and Commercial Refuse Haulers shall be as set forth in the following table for loose, bagged, or other trash and garbage. Rates for non-residents shall be the published resident rate plus 15%. All rates will be posted at the Transfer Station. Compost delivered to the Transfer Station shall be at no cost for city of Madison Residents. Compost for County Residents shall be $39.00 per 1,000 pounds or fraction thereof.

Pounds 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 <251 $12.00 $12.48 $12.98 $13.50 $14.04 251 - 500 $19.00 $19.76 $20.55 $21.37 $22.23 501- 1,000 $39.00 $40.56 $42.18 $43.87 $45.62 1,001 – 1,500 $59.00 $61.36 $63.81 $66.37 $69.02 1,501 – 2,000 $79.00 $82.16 $84.45 $88.86 $92.42 Compactors $79.00 $82.16 $84.45 $88.86 $92.42 Passenger Tire $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00

At such public meeting and prior to final adoption of the amendment to the Rate Ordinance, all interested parties may appear and be heard. The complete text of the proposed amendment to the Rate Ordinance is on file and available for examination and copying at the office of the Clerk Treasurer at the City Hall, 101 West Main Street, Madison, Indiana 47250, during regular business hours, and will be available at the public meeting.

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