Proposed Yard Waste Pick-Up Plan Charges Columbus Subscribers $1.90/Week

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The Columbus Public Service Department is proposing a way for residents to regain yard waste pick-up – for $1.90 per week.

The department recently ended its residential yard waste pick-up to save $4 million in a tight budget year. Hundreds of residents complained. Department assistant director Mary Carran Webster says the department is proposing a one-year pilot plan

Next week, city council will hold hearings on the yard waste pick up proposal. Council is scheduled to vote April 6th on the city’s $1 million dollar portion of the plan.