County weighs raising fees -- Orlando...

County weighs raising fees -- OrlandoSentinel.com

There are 5 comments on the Orlando Sentinel story from Jul 25, 2007, titled County weighs raising fees -- OrlandoSentinel.com. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

Residents in unincorporated Lake won't see their garbage-pickup fees increase by more than $13 next year.

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Zero based budgeting

Portland, OR

#1 Jul 25, 2007
After several articles about raising fees for garbage collection, I still haven't read where one commissioner believes increases are justified. Also if further decreases where planned or anticipated where's the reasoning for the reversal? Additionally, cooments like "I don't think it makes sense to do anything until 2009, Smith said" are laughable/incompetent. Get ready for competition, determine incorporated vs non-incorporated differences, learn what cost factors are rising, understand more about the incinerator debt payoff and how to explain it to residents as to why it has a "variable payoff schedule" by just raising the fees. Get going now not when the contract expires. Thanks Jennifer..continue the "no" vote
lgsunflower

Orlando, FL

#2 Jul 25, 2007
Zero based budgeting wrote:
After several articles about raising fees for garbage collection, I still haven't read where one commissioner believes increases are justified. Also if further decreases where planned or anticipated where's the reasoning for the reversal? Additionally, cooments like "I don't think it makes sense to do anything until 2009, Smith said" are laughable/incompetent. Get ready for competition, determine incorporated vs non-incorporated differences, learn what cost factors are rising, understand more about the incinerator debt payoff and how to explain it to residents as to why it has a "variable payoff schedule" by just raising the fees. Get going now not when the contract expires. Thanks Jennifer..continue the "no" vote
I agree with you, well stated! Why should the unincorporated folks have to pay higher fees....makes no sense
Orange County Watch

United States

#3 Jul 25, 2007
Unincorporated folks will pay if the proposed new venues are built inside city limits. Why shouldn't unincorporated folks help revitalize Parramore? Did you cause the deterioration? Some politicans may think so. I do not.
Dave

Boston, MA

#4 Jul 26, 2007
lgsunflower wrote:
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I agree with you, well stated! Why should the unincorporated folks have to pay higher fees....makes no sense
I agree as well...they should vote "NO" to any garbage fee increase. And why would they only raise the fee for unicorporated citizens?...sounds crazy to me.

“Baseball Hall of Famer”

Since: Jul 07

Orlando, FL

#5 Jul 26, 2007
Orange County Watch wrote:
Unincorporated folks will pay if the proposed new venues are built inside city limits. Why shouldn't unincorporated folks help revitalize Parramore? Did you cause the deterioration? Some politicans may think so. I do not.
What does Lake County have to do with Orange County and the venues? If Lake County un-incorporated fees are hiked there shouldn't be a link to the venues in Orange County or Orange County un-incorporated.

I'm lost!!!!

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