In The News: City of Modesto Proposes Increase to Garbage Fees to Fund Reduced Urban Forestry Program

On Friday May 2, 2014, in an article on efforts to balance the Modesto city budget, the Modesto Bee reported the city proposes a 5% hike to resident’s garbage bills. This fee increase would be needed to replace 1.3 million dollars from the city’s general fund that typically pays for the city’s urban forestry program. […]