A Waste Industries truck is weighed on the scales at the Pasquotank County landfill, Monday. Thanks to a reduction in operating costs and an increase in the solid waste fee that reflects actual expenses, Pasquotank is on track to eliminate what was a landfill fund deficit of $1.24 million just a few years ago by June 30 of next year.

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A Waste Industries truck is weighed on the scales at the Pasquotank County landfill, Monday. Thanks to a reduction in operating costs and an increase in the solid waste fee that reflects actual expenses, Pasquotank is on track to eliminate what was a landfill fund deficit of $1.24 million just a few years ago by June 30 of next year.

County closing landfill deficit

By Reggie Ponder

Staff Writer

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Pasquotank County officials project that the ongoing deficit in the county’s solid waste fund will switch to a positive cash balance by June 30 of next year.

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WHY

Why is this called a fee when it is just another raise in taxes?????

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