During their regular meeting on Wednesday, council members approved a new garbage, recycling and household hazardous waste contract through the North Hills Council of Governments. According to Manager Chris Lochner, Waste Management was the lowest bidder, offering customers a monthly rate of $16.49 for the first year. This is down from the current rate of $17.36, however, the rate will rise each year until the contract expires Dec. 31, 2017.
Council also approved a new three-year contract with the Hampton Police Union, which will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2013. Highlights of the contract include a 3 percent wage rate increase per year and a higher retirement age for new hires, from 50 to 55.
First Published September 27, 2012 12:30 AM