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Village of Brewster, NY

Refuse Rate Increase for 2021

September 23, 2020

Attention all refuse users in the Village of Brewster:

In 2017, the Village of Brewster began its contract with Suburban Carting to collect garbage and recycling twice a week and do a bulk pick up twice a year. The Village Board of Trustees signed the contract with the option to extend the refuse rate per unit through 2020, and agreed to an increase in the rate per unit in 2021.

On August 19, 2020, the Village of Brewster Board of Trustees notified Suburban Carting that the Village of Brewster would like to extend the contract until the end of 2021 at the increase proposed on the contract, which is $0.75 per unit.

On September 16, 2020, the Village of Brewster Board of Trustees discussed the increase of the refuse bill to cover the increase stated in the Suburban Carting contract and the increases in overhead involved when sending out a refuse bill. The following increases were approved by the Board of Trustees:

                                                                    2020                                                       2021

Refuse bill paid yearly in March:               $290.00 per unit                              $300.00 per unit

Refuse bill paid using monthly option:    $25.00 per unit per month             $26.00 per unit per month

These new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2021. Please note that the Village of Brewster requests bids from multiple carting companies and selects the bid that is the most cost-effective choice for the Village residents. This contract expires at the end of 2021; the Village of Brewster will be going out to bid for the carting contract again and will follow the same procedure.

If you would like to switch to the monthly billing program, you must contact the Village Clerk at 845-279-3760 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include your name, your residential address and a telephone number. Please contact the Village Office if you have any questions.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation,

Michelle Chiudina

Village Clerk & Treasurer