trash rate increase
The Lecompton city council on Monday night approved a contract extension and a fee increase for trash collection.
Shawn Ball, who collects trash for the city, was granted a contract extension for a year and allowed to increase his monthly fees by 65 cents, effective Jan. 1, said Lecompton Mayor Roy Pasley.
The new rate will be $8.80 per month.
In other business, the council announced it will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 to discuss administration of a $231,000 housing grant from the Kansas Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.