ALTUS, Okla._Residents in Altus can expect an increase in their monthly trash collection fee.
Residents will be charged an extra $2 each month, while businesses can expect a $2 per dumpster increase. The Altus Municipal Authority voted in favor of the increases during Tuesday's meeting.
In a phone interview, City Manager David Fuqua said the city has spent nearly $140,000 on repairs to trash trucks alone. Fuqua says the money will allow the city to buy new trucks, instead of continually repairing the old ones.