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City may increase garbage rates
The city has roughly 1,100 commercial garbage customers, according to Public Works.
McMinnville Public Works Department is suggesting a Solid Waste Collection fee increase to stop the depletion of its funds and keep the service in operation. “Our department foresees the need for three trucks to be purchased over the next six years or one every other year,” said McMinnville Public Works assistant director Brad Hennessee. “The current pur-chase cost of these trucks average $250,000 each.