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Petaluma garbage rates to increase 6%

Petaluma residents’ garbage bills will go up by more than 6 percent in July, part of a new franchise agreement the city agreed to last week that will also bring in an extra $750,000 a year to the city’s coffers.

Petaluma moves ahead with trash contract extension

By LORI A. CARTER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT A new long-term contract for Petaluma’s trash hauling returns to the City Council today, following a review of potential legal challenges based on environmental concerns. The council was set to vote on a renegotiated contract with Petaluma Refuse & Recycling last month, but was delayed by a last-minute [...]