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AGO Opinions with Topic: AUTHORITY TO ISSUE AND PRESCRIBE THE RATES AND LICENSE FEE
AGO 1960 No. 106 >  March 14, 1960
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS - GARBAGE - EXCLUSIVE LICENSE - AUTHORITY TO ISSUE AND PRESCRIBE THE RATES AND LICENSE FEE
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS - GARBAGE - EXCLUSIVE LICENSE - AUTHORITY TO ISSUE AND PRESCRIBE THE RATES AND LICENSE FEE (1) Second, third and fourth class municipalities may issue a license granting the exclusive right to collect and dispose of garbage within the municipality.  (2) Such a license may be issued for a term exceeding one year but may not be made binding upon the city for a period beyond the term of the board which grants the license.  (3) The municipality may prescribe the service rates to be charged.  (4) A reasonable annual license fee may be set at either a fixed sum or a percentage of the gross receipts of the licensee.
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