Vineland City Council may override mayor’s trash fee veto

    Vineland City Council may soon vote to override Mayor Robert Romano’s veto of a flat trash fee bill. City Council adopted the ordinance last month on the premise that the flat trash collection fee is fairer than the current fee based on a property value assessment.

    Romano vetoed the bill, contending the flat fee will burden lower-income residents and has the potential to increase administration costs, the Press of Atlantic City reports.

    City Council has not taken action yet. Four of the five members will need to approve the motion to override the veto.

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