Solid waste ratepayers in the City of Morro Bay will soon receive a Prop 218 notice in the mail to increase rates on their garbage bills. The notice provides information on the proposed rate increases as well as direction on how to protest the increases. The proposed rate increases are largely to cover increased costs in implementing the requirements of SB1383, which intends to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through organics waste diversion away from landfills.
Though the increases were not proposed by the City, the Morro Bay City Council is required by Prop 218 to hold a public hearing to receive any protests. The public hearing will be held at the regular meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at Vet’s Hall. Please contact Public Works Director Gregory Kwolek with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The notice can also be viewed using the following link: https://www.morro-bay.ca.us/DocumentCenter/View/16637/Morro-Bay-Prop-218-Notice---Final-002