Take Out The Trash Tax

Years ago in the Virginia county where we live, local officials decided to jack up the fees required to dump trash. That’s one fee I’m more than willing to pay, but as usual, the money-grubbing bureaucrats went overboard and caused a big stink (pun intended).

Folks in Tampa, Fla., where I lived for a year in 1987-88, face a similar fate now:

Solid waste fees will need to increase by at least $3.50 a month over the next five years to cover the rising cost of garbage collection, Mayor Pam Iorio told City Council members Wednesday.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: