The City of Washington is excited to announce a refuse and recycling partnership with Waste Connections, Inc.! The new service will start June 1, 2020. Click here for FAQs and 2020 Recycling Calendar. We hope it answers some of your questions and provides you with information as we move forward together. Should you have any further questions, please contact Waste Connections at 636-321-2100 or the Public Works Department at 636-390-1032.
New service can be established by coming into City Hall. A form will be filled out with the necessary information such as:
•Effective date of service
•Name(s) the service will be in
•Last four (4) digits of Social Security Number
•Owners name if a renter
Renters and owners are required to pay a $100.00 deposit at time of setting up service. Commercial renters and owners are required a $200.00 deposit. The deposit is refundable after two (2) years of on time payments, if requested, or when the renter/owner moves to another location the deposit can be transferred.
The average monthly bill for a family of three (3) is $55.00. A minimum bill for a new resident is $48.25 and breaks down as follows:
•Water – $6.50 up to 1,500 gallons
•Sewer – $27.60
•Refuse – $14.15 ($8.50 if Senior Citizen age 62 or older)
Payments Can Be Taken To:
•Drop box located at 410 Lafayette Street, in front of the Library
Other Methods of Payment Are:
•Automatic bank drafting
•Automatic credit card drafting
•Online bill pay via your bank
•Online with a credit card, $1.25 processing fee is charged; to view your account and pay on line click here. This will require your eleven (11) digit account number and last payment amount.
Delinquent bill paying must be in person if the service has been disconnected. This includes the on/off fees assessed against the account.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A bill is considered delinquent after twenty (20) days from the date of billing. A delinquent bill shall be subject to a penalty of ten percent (10%) applied to the delinquent balance in addition to interest at the rate of one and one-half percent (1½%) per month on the delinquent balance. If a bill for a wastewater charge is delinquent through no fault of the wastewater user, the additional one and one-half percent (1½%) per month charge may be waived upon submittal of satisfactory evidence. For any bill not paid within fifteen (15) days after the bill becomes delinquent, the customer’s service shall be disconnected until bill is paid.