Infrastructure Services Spending Options
The 2011 Annual Appropriation Ordinance directly appropriated $354 million in local funds for Infrastructure Services and an estimated $96 million in employee benefits attributed to Infrastructure Services employees, for an estimated total appropriation of $450 million. Infrastructure Services is composed of two City departments: the Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT).
The spending options related to Infrastructure Services are at the links below.
- Streets and Sanitation – Privatize City Garbage and Recycling Collection
- Streets and Sanitation – Reduce the Number of Garbage Carts in Service and Switch to a Regional, Grid-based System of Garbage Collection
- Streets and Sanitation – Reduce the Number of Laborers on a Garbage Truck to 1
- Streets and Sanitation – Eliminate the Condo Refuse Rebate Program