Increase inSanitation Fee. The town negotiated a new contract with Waste Management after their most recent 5-year term. Due to increase in operational and fuel costs, the council had to impose an increase in fees beginning July 1st. The new monthly rate for roll-out cart service will be as follows:
Current Monthly Rate
New Rate beginning 07/01/21
Utility Rates. Water and sewer rates have remained the same, as well, for many years and the costs for maintaining the respective operations have continued to increase. Increased regulations and requirements by EPA and DHEC have resulted in additional costs for operating these systems.
The new budget reflects a one dollar ($1) increase in the base rate for water service and a two dollar ($2) increase in the base rate for sewer.