Almanac

News - December 14, 2011

Garbage rate hike on Menlo agenda

The Menlo Park City Council plans to decided Tuesday, Dec. 13, whether to hike garbage rates by up to 10 percent for 2012. A staff report recommends an 8 percent hike effective Jan. 1.

On the plus side, staff found the city owes former vendor Allied Waste $737,000 — $158,000 less than expected.

Go to tinyurl.com/cwp3jf6 to view the staff report.

Other items on the agenda include whether to spend another $225,980 for consultants to revise the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan.

The regular council meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the Civic Center, 701 Laurel St. Prior to that, the council meets in closed session at 5 p.m. regarding negotiations with Service Employees International Union representatives, and then for a study session at 6 p.m. to evaluate taking over Flood Park from the county.

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