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Greene County Sanitary Engineering Department Environmental Services Division

Greene County Sanitary Engineering Department Environmental Services Division Notice of Public Comment Period and Notice of Public Hearing The Greene County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee has completed a Draft Amended Solid Waste Management Plan Update (Draft Plan) for the Greene County Solid Waste Management District. The Draft Plan includes a solid waste facility inventory, projections and strategies, facilities and activities or programs to be used, an analysis of progress made toward achieving the State's recycling goal, cost to finance the District, and District rules. The Draft Plan includes the District's activities scheduled for the next 15 years. To fund the activities described in the Draft Plan, the generation fee is set at $10.00 per ton. Also, as listed in this Draft Plan, the District will not designate facilities but reserves the right to enter into Capacity Assurance Agreements and if necessary designate facilities to maintain operations of the District as listed in the Draft Plan. This Draft Plan is an update to a Plan approved in 2015. This Draft Plan includes operations of the Recycling Center. At the Recycling Center, materials are accepted and processed. Materials collected from households include: recyclables, yard waste, hazardous waste, plus certain special waste such as batteries, lamps, latex paint, and scrap metal. Businesses may drop-off recycling and scrap metal. Yard waste is recycled to mulch and made available to the residents. Also, the Draft Plan includes activities that promote recycling through education and outreach. Activities listed in the Draft Plan demonstrate that the District has and will maintain the State's recycling goal. This goal requires a 25% recycling rate for the residential and commercial sectors plus a 66% recycling rate for industrial businesses. Notice of Public Comment Comments on the Draft Plan will be accepted by the Greene County Solid Waste Management Policy Committee for a thirty (30) day period beginning November 12, 2020 extending to December 12, 2020. The Draft Plan will be available for public review: Greene County Website at www.greenecountyohio.gov, go to Environmental Services listed under Departments Greene County public Libraries all branches During the comment period, anyone may comment on the Draft Plan by forwarding their written comments to Environmental Services via the mailing address or website: Greene County Sanitary Engineering Department Environmental Services Division 2145 Greene Way Boulevard Xenia, OH 45385-2675 Greene County Website at www.greenecountyohio.gov, go to Environmental Services listed under Departments Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Greene County Solid Waste Management Policy Committee will conduct a Public Hearing in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 3734.55 (A), in order to solicit citizen input concerning the District's Draft Amended Solid Waste Management Plan Update. The Public Hearing will be held on December 15, 2020, at 6:00 pm via videoconference and teleconference. The public is invited to attend. The Draft Plan may be reviewed and information for the public hearing can be accessed at www.greenecountyohio.gov, go to Environmental Services listed under Departments. 11-11/2020
November 11, 2020
December 12, 2020
November 24, 2020 8:05pm