Solid waste approves draft budget
Sunday, June 14, 2015 — A draft budget for the Lassen Regional Solid Waste Management Authority includes reductions in expenses, a small surplus and no new fee increases at this time.
According to authority manager Tom Valentino, the budget proposes a conservative revenue estimate of $1,515,300 and $1,497,705 in expenses.
Revenues include a $160,000 franchise fee from C & S Waste Solutions, a $5,000 increase from the current fiscal year.
Revenue from landfill and transfer station fees are estimated at $1.3 million and it is also projected the authority will hit its gate fee revenue target of $1.26 million for this year.