"Last year, the portion of" LFUCG "city property taxes that goes for garbage pickup was cut by 10 percent because of recycling. Officials say the new system will allow more savings " about $1.5 million a year from avoided landfill costs and revenue from selling recycled material."
Lexington drops their "portion" of property taxes going to garbage collection. Frankfort not only adds a garbage fee but for the 10th year (guessing) in a row increases our property taxes the maximum amount (4%) with putting it to a vote of the citizens.
If Lexington can be successful with their recycling program why can't Frankfort?
Answer - Leadership!