Tobacco products ban near schools weighed
Notices of the rate increase will go out to residents March 28.
As part of the increase, the city will begin phasing out the big 96 gallon Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-axial Vs Rolex Submariner cans by not offering them once the new Omega Blue
The In Love and Struggle event will include hip hop and spoken word performances, followed by a dance party featuring old school funk and R by Omega Seamaster Diver 300m Chronograph 41.5 Mm
"If we do nothing and don't raise the rates, in five years we'll be between $13 million and $15 million in the hole," said Public Works Director Andrew Clough.
city considers tobacco products sales ban near schools
Garbage collection fees set to rise
"We protect our children from drugs, guns and alcohol, why wouldn't we protect them against tobacco, which kills more people than the other three Omega Red Strap
The new rates will close the deficit in the department and help pay for repairs at the city's trash collection station, according to a city report.
combined?" the idea's proponent, Councilman Darryl Moore, said in a prepared statement. March 8.
Berkeley is considering a ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and flavored roll your own tobacco within 500 feet of any school because of their potential for being more appealing to teenagers who are thinking about smoking.
The City Council on last week approved a referral to the city manager, who will return with a regulation for a vote in the near future.
As the city's 23,000 garbage customers use less trash and switch to cheaper, smaller cans, the city collects less money. But at the same time the cost of collection rises.
According to a City Council report, flavored smoking tobacco products "have been designed by tobacco manufacturers to make their products less harsh, and as a result, more appealing to young smokers."
Residents are likely to get a 25 percent rate increase in garbage collection rates this summer, following a 5 0 City Council vote earlier this week which precedes a final vote in May.
For more details call 510 548 0425. March 7 at Cal's Wheeler Hall, room 315.
The talk will be followed by a discussion on "the crisis of maintenance at UC's flagship campus" with art history Professor Margaretta Lovell and Professor Emerita of Integrative Biology Roberta Park as panelists and audience participation is encouraged.
rates take effect July 1.
Rates were last raised, also by 25 percent, in 2009. At that time the Zero Waste Fund had a $4 million deficit.
There will also be a final public hearing on the increases May 20.
They can protest the rates and the city can finalize the increase if there is not a majority of people filing formal protests.
The program "Ruin In Progress: How the Decay of Cal's Historic Buildings Reflect Its Changing Mission" takes the view that "as costly new structures rise around the university's perimeter, the historic buildings at its core suffer advanced neglect."
The Average Dyke Band, dance band. Admission is $15 at the door, $10 with a student ID.
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