Eye on Santa Ana: is the trash rate increase a hidden tax?


Santa Ana city leaders are already talking about raising taxes in order to spend even more on public safety, and now apparently there is also talk about raising trash disposal rates. The O.C. Register reported this week that the “City Council on Monday will consider raising trash rates for office buildings, apartments and homes.”

“Single-family homes would be charged $15.90 a month for curbside service, up 3.7 percent from what they currently pay. For businesses, the cost of removing trash from a three-yard bin would rise 5.8 percent to $102.22 a month, according to the city staff report.

The increases


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