AN ORDINANCE
No.____________

An Ordinance amending Article VII of Chapter 13 of the Columbus Code, Solid Waste Collection and Disposal, by changing the monthly residential garbage fee and updating the guidelines for an offset to the residential rate for low-income households; and for other purposes.
THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1.

Section 13-169.1 (a) of the Columbus Code of Ordinances is hereby deleted in its entirety and a new Section 13-169.1 (a) is inserted to read as follows:

“(a) A charge for the services of collection and disposal of garbage, trash, and other solid waste including yard waste, in Columbus, Georgia for any residential property shall be as follows:

1 $11,880 2 $16,020
For each additional person, add $4,160

Such guidelines will be adjusted annually according to the Federal Register.”
SECTION 2.

Section 13-169.1 (j) of the Columbus Code of Ordinances is hereby deleted in its entirety and a new Section 13-169.1 (j) is inserted to read as follows:

(j) The fees for collecting branches, limbs and trunks of trees to be removed from private property by the department of public services are as follows:
SECTION 3.

All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the 7th day of June, 2016; introduced a second time at a regular meeting of said Council held on the 14th day of June, 2016 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ________ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting .
Councilor Baker voting .
Councilor Barnes voting .
Councilor Davis voting_____________.
Councilor Garrett voting___________.
Councilor Henderson voting .
Councilor Huff voting______________.
Councilor Pugh voting______________.
Councilor Thomas voting____________.
Councilor Woodson voting___________.


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TINY B. WASHINGTON, CLERK TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON, MAYOR