Why did my Rumpke trash collection bill recently increase?

The Village contracts with Rumkpe for residential trash collection and on December 9, 2022, Council voted to extend the contract through 2025. The rate for 2023 increased $3.64 per month ($0.91 per week) to $13.96 per month. Invoices also include fuel surcharges which will vary slightly between quarters based upon fuel costs. Invoices will continue to be sent quarterly.