County landfill residential fees remain stable for 2014

It was recently announced that the residential punch card fee for the Madison County Landfill will remain stable for 2014 at $13.50 for a five punches. Municipalities and agents selling punch cards will continue to receive 35 cents per punch card sold.

Punch cards issued after Jan. 1, 2014 will expire Dec. 31, 2015, according to James A. Zecca, Director of the Dept. of Solid Waste and Sanitation. “The expiration date is clearly marked on the face of each card,” Zecca said.

In 2014, commercial contracted haulers will pay $67 a ton and non-contracted haulers will pay $78 a ton. The charge for Day Use permits is $88 a ton. There is a minimum scale charge of $15 a ton and a vehicle weighing charge of $6 according to Zecca. All prices listed here will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014.

The disposal fee for truck and off-road tires for all commercial and day use permit holders will increase in 2014 from $90 per ton to $100 per ton. However, the cost to dispose of refrigeration units has decreased from $13.50 to $5.40 each for commercial haulers or two punches for residents.

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