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Bulk trash options to be weighed by city officials

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City officials continue to look for solutions to tackle the city's bulk garbage issues.

We've all seen evidence of the problem, household furniture and big tree limbs, left along the curb waiting to be picked up by the trash truck.

Right now, there's no plan to ensure all of the items are picked up in a timely manner.

So here are some options city officials are weighing.

First, they could not make any changes and continue violating their own ordinance.

Second, they could offer to pick up the waste for 20 dollars.

Third, they could charge a dollar and 50 cents extra each month to everyone's water and sewer bill for a trash fee to take care of the pick-up costs.

Finally, they could charge 2 dollars and 50 cents a month extra to pay for the service and maintain already rundown trucks that will be used.

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