Notice of motion: Staggered billing for Green Cart Program implementation
First brought to Council: September 11, 2017
By now most Calgarians have received their green carts. People in the southwest have been using them for months. Those of us in the southeast - like everyone in Ward 14 - will have their green carts within one month. For many the new green cart will be a bit of an adjustment.
Unfortunately, paying for our green carts is one of those adjustments. The City planned to start billing all of Calgary for this service on January 1, 2018, but - as you are aware - the actual service was to have a staggered start based on quadrant. Those receiving the service starting in July would be billed starting at the same time as those whose service started in October.
The City should not be charging for services that are not rendered. That is why Councillor Peter Demong brought a Notice of Motion asking Council to stagger billing for the green cart program to match the staggered service delivery.
Categories: Motions and Initiatives