Kearney City Waste Collection Fee Increase (April 2012)

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A Kearney City Waste Collection Fee Increase measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the city of Kearney which is in Clay County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 615 (57.52%)Approveda
  • NO 455 (42.48%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current waste collection fee by a rate of $1.75 a month in order to further pay for services in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Kearney increase its residential solid waste collection fees by $1.75 a month to add curbside recycling? That would increase current fees to $10.75 for residential and $8.75 for senior citizen rates.[3]


  1. Clay County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. The Kansas City Star, "Questions, contested races on ballot in Clay County," February 8, 2012 (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.