WAMPSVILLE — The cost of solid waste punch cards in Madison County are slated to increase in 2019.

The Madison County Board of Supervisors voted to increase the price by $0.20 per punch to $3 per punch of $15 per solid waste punch card, according to a news release from the the county.

Managing the waste brought to the landfill in Lincoln has increased, which is why the board decided to increase the price.

The new solid waste punch card fee takes effect Jan. 1, 2019.

Punch cards purchased prior to that date will be honored, so if a resident has a card has not been used up yet they can still use that at the landfill.