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Posted on: June 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING from June 26, 2023 re: Solid Waste Fees



The Public Hearing Notice was published in the Port Townsend Leader on June 14 and on June 21, 2023.

This is a continuation of the Public Hearing on this subject which was initially opened on June 26, 2023.  This Hearing was held open for one additional week through July 3, 2023 and Hearing Testimony is continued though this Hearing, July 3, 2023.

Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance Relating to County Fee Policy and Requirements; and the Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division Fee Schedules; and Amending Title 8 JCC, and Appendix Fee Schedules. This update to the County fee Ordinance changes the method of Solid Waste fee adoption.   If this Ordinance is adopted, Solid Waste fees will now be set by BoCC Resolution rather than being embedded in the County’s fee Ordinance.

There is a companion Resolution to set new Solid Waste fees which follows in this Continued Public Hearing.

The current fee schedule for solid waste services became effective January 1, 2014 [Ord. 6-13 § 1 (Exh. A)] as part of Jefferson County Code, Appendix FEE SCHEDULES, III. Public Works Department – Solid Waste Division. Adoption of the Resolution is to adjust the Solid Waste Fee schedule as proposed by Public Works.

Hearing Notice

DRAFT Ordinance

DRAFT Resolution 

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