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Idaho County Residents Speak Out on Solid Waste Fee Increase | New

GRANGEVILLE — Idaho County residents asked questions, made suggestions and expressed frustration about proposed solid waste fee increases during a public hearing Aug. 23. The Idaho County Board of Commissioners held the required hearing after proposing a 25% increase to cover the county’s costs for the solid waste management program.

Commissioners Skip Brandt and Denis Duman participated in the hearing, along with county civil attorney Matt Jessup and county clerk Kathy Ackerman. Robert and Sheila Simmons of Simmons Sanitation, the county’s solid waste contractor, helped explain the solid waste issues. Commissioner Ted Lindsley was absent.