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New fee trashes town's budget

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By Ben Bomberger, Reporter

INDEPENDENCE ee* After agreeing to continue trash collection service with Grayson County, the Town of Independence faces nearly a $13,000 deficit to make up in the 2009-10 budget.

Town council agreed unanimously last Tuesday to approve the same contract that the board of supervisors approved last week.Vice Mayor Tom Maxwell and Council Member Ronald Sexton were absent at the vote.

The contract calls for Independence to pay the county $5,247.67 monthly, or $62,972 a year ee* a $26,972 increase in the town’s expenses.


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