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LETTER: Anti-tax conservatives make an art of hypocrisy with “Tip Tax”

“Back in 2019, serving as a State Representative, Fred Camillo minced no words when he said, ‘Here’s a fact: tolls are taxes, and we have enough of those in Connecticut.’ Now that he’s responsible for a budget, he’s changed his tune.” – Jonathan Perloe Continue Reading →

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CONELIAS: Table Discussion of Tipping Fees Until Pandemic Has Passed

“Refuse haulers have to pay for their tipping fees at the scale at Holly Hill. By my estimate, my tipping fees would be about $15,000 per month and most customers are billed every two months which could cause extra personal finance costs for two-three month billing cycles.” – Thomas Conelias, Refuse Collector, Conelias Refuse Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Conservation Commission Urges the Adoption of PAYT

“Make yourself heard! Urge the Board of Selectmen, Board of Estimate and Taxation, and the Representative Town Meeting to adopt Pay-As-You-Throw. We should and can do this.” – Patricia Sesto, Director of Conservation Commission and William Rutherford, Chair Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Why Not Combine Tipping Fees and Pay As You Throw?

“A combined program of Tipping fees and PAYT will reduce the tax burden on Town residents, provide appropriate compensation to our haulers, and create a more sustainable and fiscally responsible solution to the growing problem of solid waste.” – Gina Gladstein, Old Greenwich Continue Reading →

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Goldrick: Greenwich’s Failure to Collect Tipping Fees from Trash Haulers Costs Taxpayers Millions

“Every town in Connecticut collects a tipping fee. Except Greenwich. Greenwich lets commercial haulers dump their trash at Holly Hill, without reimbursing Greenwich taxpayers for the cost of removal to the landfill and conversion facilities run by Wheelabrator Technologies in Peekskill, New York or Bridgeport.” – Sean Goldrick Continue Reading →

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