Why is the city now requiring a medical verification letter?

The medical verification letter is to ensure that the city provides backyard collection only to households that truly need it. The city switched to mandatory curbside collection in 2010 but allowed households to request an exemption if no one in the home was able to take rollout carts to the curb. Eleven years later, all those same addresses were still receiving backyard collection even though different people may now be living at that address, and they do not need backyard collection.

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1. I am already exempt from curbside collection. Do I need to reapply?
2. Why do I need to reapply for a garbage exemption?
3. How will I know when my three years is up?
4. Why is the city now requiring a medical verification letter?
5. I need an exemption from curbside garbage collection. Why do I have to supply my own garbage cans?
6. Do I have to get a medical verification letter for an exemption from rollout recycling?
7. Do I have to reapply for recycling exemption?
8. I want to apply online. Where can I get my verification letter scanned?
9. Why does the verification letter have to be dated and on letterhead of the medical practice?
10. What happens at the end of three years?
11. Do other cities require periodic recertification?