NHC trash plan

New Hanover County Commissioners will vote on a mandatory garbage pick-up plan early next week. If the proposed countywide garbage collection system is passed, New Hanover residents would be forced to pay $22 a month for garbage collection. Currently most residents are paying about $17.50 dollars for trash service, and city residents are paying $19. The commissioners had approved the plan in August, but less than a month later two commissioners reversed their decision, saying the bill was too high. The vote will take place at the commissioner's meeting on Monday.