Fees and Charges

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Resource and Waste Fees And Charges 2021 - 2022

 

Domestic Waste Service Charges

 

 Item Fee
Waste Management Charge $125.00 per annum
Domestic Recycling Collection Service $122.00 per annum
Domestic Waste Collection Service $262.00 per annum
Domestic Waste Collection - Upsize to 240L bin from 120L bin $157.00 per annum
Domestic Food and Garden Organic Collection Service
(Currently ONLY available in Cooma)
$58.00 per annum
Domestic Waste Vacant Land Charge $20.00 per annum
Bank of Bins Waste and Recycling Charge $250.00 per annum
Bank of Bins Key Deposit (BOB) $47.00 per key
Wheel Out/ Wheel In Collection $888.00 per annum
Additional Waste/Recycling Collection due to environmental threat

$46.00 per bin

Any resident that places a waste or recycling bin out for collection on the wrong collection day which can cause an environmental threat of the contents escaping, at the determination of the waste collection staff, that needs to be emptied, will be emptied at the rate specified in Section 22 of the Fees and Charges and billed to the owner. The details of the bin will be sent to compliance for follow up action.

Pensioner Rebate

NOTE: Any ratepayer seeking Pensioner discount or assistance must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be the ratepayers principle place of residence.
  • Council must have a copy of the completed pension application form.
  • Council must have a copy of the front and back of the pension concession card.

To apply for a Pensioner Rebate, please download the Pensioner Concession Application Form(PDF, 736KB) . Please return your completed form to Council, with a copy of your Pension Card. 

Once Council receives your application, Centrelink will be contacted to confirm your eligibility to receive a rebate on your rates.

Responsibilities

  • It is the responsibility of residents and commercial customers to look after their bins. If a bin goes missing it is up to the resident/business owner to find it. Each bin has a unique serial and/or chip number which can be provided to assist with finding the missing bin. If the missing bin is not found it needs to be replaced at the cost of the resident/business owner.
  • Replacement bin costs are as per adopted fees and charges. Council must be contacted to arrange payment. Council may not deliver the replacement bin until payment has been received. If the missing bin is found after the resident has paid for a replacement Council will refund the replacement cost and collect the replacement bin.
  • Any waste and recycling bins that are damaged by residents, tenants, or business owners will need to be replaced at the cost of the resident/business owner. Damage may include, but is not limited to, melting with hot ash, private vehicular damage etc. If the bin is deemed to be damaged by Council or Council's contractor, the bin will then be replaced at no charge. 
  • Council will only collect waste and recycling bins that have been issued by Council.
  • For major commercial waste and recycling collection contracts, the General Manager has the authority to negotiate a competitive price that does not create a financial loss for Council. 
  • In–kind support applications must be completed within the required time frames.

Commercial Waste Collection Services

Adaminaby / Bredbo / Bombala / Delegate / Nimmitabel / Michelago Areas
If kerbside collection services are provided.

Item Fee
Commercial Waste Collection 240 Litre Bin (MGB) - serviced weekly $462.00 per annum
Commercial Waste Collection 360 Litre Bin (MGB) - serviced weekly $690.00 per annum
Commercial Recycling Collection 360 Litre Bin (MGB) - serviced fortnightly $260.00 per annum
Cooma only
Commercial Food and Garden Organic Collection 240 Litre Bin (MGB) - serviced fortnightly $145.00 per annum
All other Areas
If kerbside collection services are provided
Commercial Waste Collection 240 Litre Bin (MGB ) where applicable
Per collection bin
$13.00 per collection
Commercial Waste Collection 1100 Litre or 660 Litre per cubic metre $54.00 per m3
Commercial Recycling Collection 360 Litre Bin where applicable
Per collection bin
$11.00 per collection
Commercial Recycling Collection 1100 Litre or 660 Litre per cubic metre $43.00 per m3

 

Hire of Commercial Garbage Skips - Commercial Customers Only

 

Item Fee
1100 Litre Bin $390.00 per annum
660 Litre Bin $208.00 per annum
Replacement/Additional Keys for Locks on Commercial Council Bins per key $47.00 per replacement

 

Hire of Bins for Events/Functions

 

Item Fee
Delivery and Return of up to 4 x 1100 Litre skip bins
Additional bin deliveries charged by the number of additional loads
$130.00 per service
Charge per 1100 Litre Recycling bin pick up/service $63.00 per bin
Charge per 1100 Litre Waste bin pick up/service $78.00 per bin
Charge per Contaminated Recycling bin $32.00 per bin
Delivery and Return of up to 20 x 240 Litre or 10 x 360 Litre collection bins
Additional bin deliveries charged by the number of additional loads
$89.00 per service
Charge per 240 Litre Recycling bin pick up/service $15.00 per bin
Charge per 360 Litre Recycling bin pick up/service $22.00 per bin
Charge per 240 Litre Waste bin pick up/service $19.00 per bin

 

Sale Items

 

Item Fee
Replacement Bin for Kerbside Collection Areas Cost + 30% per bin
Products for Composting & Worm Farming Cost + 30% per item
Kitchen Caddy $17.00
Biobags - Kitchen Caddy
Compost Grade A (Screened)
$36.00 per m3
Compost Grade A (Screened)
All trailers must have a tarpaulin cover or equivalent
$59.00 per tonne
Used Cooking Oil (per 20 Litre drum) $10.00 per drum
Fire Wood $36.00 per m3
Fire Wood $72.00 per tonne