Mexico residents will see a twenty cent increase in their refuse bills effective April 1, 2019.
The Mexico City Council approved the anticipated sanitation costs through March 31, 2020.
The new base rate for trash services will now be $11.79.
The city entered into a contract with Dayne’s Waste Disposal in 2014 for a term of 10 years.
The terms of that contract are annually adjusted for changes in costs of the service and fuel.
The average cost of sanitation services in area communities is over $14.00 per month.
The Council also approved the purchase of a new multi-function copier that will be placed on the second floor of City Hall at the cost of $11,154.
There will be a maintenance fee of $2400 per year.