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Council approves modernization steps

Amended garbage rate increase OK’d

DAVENPORT — City Council begrudgingly approved an amended update to the contract with Sunshine Disposal for garbage services in the City while also approving resolutions trying to modernize City functions Wednesday, April 24.

Sunshine Disposal’s contract with the City was set to expire this year, and the company originally proposed a 19% rate increase, citing inflation and supply cost rises.

The City asked if Sunshine Disposal would consider spreading that rate increase out into multiple increases, one of 10% and one of 9%, which the company agreed to.

This comes after a separate 5% rate incre...


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