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A NEW OLD FEE FROM PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

A NEW OLD FEE IS BEING ASSESSED TO RESIDENTS IN MUNICIPALITIES

A NUMBER OF RESIDENTS CALLED THE TOWN THIS AFTERNOON ABOUT A SURPRISE BILL/FEE
THEY ARE BEING CHARGED BY PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY.

THE TOWN AND RESIDENTS RECEIVED NO WARNING OR INFORMATION, JUST A CHARGE.
AFTER SPEAKING TO MANY COUNTY OFFICIALS, IT WAS EXPLAINED THAT THIS WAS AN OLD
FEE/CHARGE THAT HAS BEEN ON THE BOOKS FOR YEARS, BUT NEVER ASSESSED, UNTIL NOW.

THE $33.52 FEE/CHARGE IS BEING ASSESSED TO EVERY RESIDENT OF EVERY MUNICIPALITY.
IT IS "A BASE BENEFIT CHARGE FOR THE SUPPOR OT THE WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM THAT IS
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TIPPING FEES (DUMPING FEES PAID PER TON AT THE LANDFILL) THAT
IS TO BE USED FOR THE UPKEEP OF THE COUNTY LANDFILL."

THE COUNTY PROVIDED NO WARNING OR INFORMATION TO THE TOWN ABOUT THIS NEW FEE/CHARGE.



 
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