CHURUBUSCO â€” Trash bids were opened at the Churubusco Town Council meeting Wednesday night.
Four bids were submitted to the council, including Whitley Environmental, the company contracted to collect Whitley Countyâ€™s recycling.
According to Madalyn Bartl, the townâ€™s clerk-treasurer, residents currently pay a monthly rate of $13.08 for trash pick up. The townâ€™s current contract is with Republic Services, doing business as National Serv-All.
Bids were requested to include a three- and five-year option. Council President Frank Kessler read off the proposed price for the first year of service.
Cost from the current contract holder was $7.15 per household for both optioned time frames.
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