COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County residents will soon be receiving their property tax bills in the mail.
As part of the May installment, homeowners will pay a user fee for the county-wide recycling program.
However, this year the fee was increased from $42 to $53. Whitley County Solid Waste District Director Jorell Tucker said the cost increase is long overdue.
â€śWeâ€™ve discussed the need to raise rates for some time now,â€ť Tucker said. â€śWe pushed it off as long as we could, but now we donâ€™t really have any other options.â€ť
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