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City approves garbage rate hike, playground equipment at park

     In a split decision, the City of Kamiah approved a 1% rate hike for Simmons Sanitation for garbage collection. The rate increase follows the Consumer Price Index, according to Robert Simmons of Simons Sanitation. The matter was discussed during a regular city council meeting Aug. 13.

     Simmons said in the past they would wait five years before asking for a rate increase but waiting so long would entail a larger request of five percent. Asking for a larger increase would then require public hearings which made for a hassle.

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