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1. Why is the city considering making changes to its sanitation program?
2. Why does the city need to replace Public Works’ vehicles and equipment?
3. If DeKalb County DOES NOT approve an increase to the tipping fee, what will the city’s sanitation fee be per resident/household?
4. If DeKalb County DOES increase the tipping fee, what will the city’s sanitation fee be per resident/household?
5. Will property tax increases be required in the various scenarios?
6. What is the approximate potential property tax increase per millage rate?
7. Does the city’s current sanitation fee cover staffing needs and generate enough capital for sanitation operation needs?
8. Will the city provide training for sanitation and greenspace employees if additional floating staff are hired? What will their tasks include?
9. Would residents need to buy new trash bins if the sanitation service moves to street pickup?
10. When will the city know if the county tipping fees will change?
11. If the city moves to outsourced sanitation services, will employees lose their jobs?
12. Why doesn’t the sanitation fee decrease more if the city moves to a once-a-week curbside service?
13. Why do we need to add staff to the greenspace team?
14. If the city outsources sanitation services, who will provide the services?