In the Matter of the Rate Adjustments for the Columbia County Transfer Station

BEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON REVISED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING In the Matter of the Rate Adjustments for the Columbia County Transfer Station 1. The Notice of Public Hearing for this matter has been revised to provide information regarding virtual public participation information and clarify the applicability of the proposed special handling fee. 2. The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at or after 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Room 310, at the Columbia County Courthouse, 230 Strand Street, St. Helens, Oregon. 3. The purpose of this hearing is to consider the following proposed rate adjustments effective August 14, 2020: — The Columbia County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is recommending no change the Transfer Station disposal rate as provided in Section 5.01(A) of the Columbia County Solid Waste Ordinance due to COVID19. The rates for FY 2021 will remain the same as FY 2020. — Due to the need for special handling of a variety of boats and recreational vehicles (RVs) for disposal at the transfer station, Columbia County staff and the management team at the transfer station are requesting approval of a special handling fee of $80 per vehicle, except for all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, scooters and personal watercraft, to be charged at the time of payment. This will be in addition to all current fees. 4. This is a public hearing. Interested parties may appear and be heard. Columbia County does not discriminate on the basis of disability and will provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the County’s ADA Policy. To request accommodations or to review the County’s ADA Policy, please contact the Board of Commissioners’ Office at 503-397-4322. 5. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interested parties may participate in this hearing virtually via phone or electronic means using the phone number or link below. Call-in phone: 646-749-3112 One-touch dial-in: tel:+16467493112,,367944893# Access Code: 367-944-893 Click link from your computer, tablet or smartphone: New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your hearing meeting starts: 6. The hearing will be held according to the procedures established in the Columbia County Solid Waste Ordinance. 7. For additional information regarding the proposed rate adjustments, please contact Kathy Boutin-Pasterz, Solid Waste Program Coordinator, at 503-397-7259 or by visiting the County’s website at Dated this 24th day of July, 2020 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON By: /s/ Alex Tardif, Chair Publish July 31, 2020 CCS172077

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2020/07/29

End Date: 2020/07/31

Owner: Board of Columbia County Commissioners


County: Columbia