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Road maintenance tax presents an effective use of city savings

Road maintenance tax presents an effective use of city savings

By Lucas Skye | July 23, 2018

DeKalb is giving their residents more bang for their buck regarding their garbage fees and road repairs.DeKalb City Council recently decided to switch waste management services from Waste Management Inc. to the more affordable Lakeshore Recycling System.This...

City Council discussed allocating more funds to street repairs, with the money coming from savings gained by DeKalb switching to a more affordable waste management service and the implementation of street maintenance fees.

Council discusses street fees

By Jessie Kern | July 16, 2018

DeKALB — City Council discussed adding a street maintenance fee by taking the savings from the controversial waste management company switch during Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting.After City Council decided to move forward with the controversial...

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