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File #: 14-0772    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/29/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/29/2014 Final action: 7/29/2014
Title: Hearing to consider adoption of Resolution 111-2014 establishing the delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees for South Tahoe Refuse Company as a special assessment for the 2014/2015 tax year and providing for the collection thereof in the same manner as the ad valorem property taxes. FUNDING: Solid Waste Collection Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - Contract Routing Sheet 7/29/14, 2. B - Resolution 7/29/14, 3. C - Exhibit A Draft 7/29/14, 4. C - Revised Exhibit A Draft BOS Rcvd 7-22-14, 5. Executed Resolution 111-2014.pdf
Related files: 20-0873
Title
Hearing to consider adoption of Resolution 111-2014 establishing the delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees for South Tahoe Refuse Company as a special assessment for the 2014/2015 tax year and providing for the collection thereof in the same manner as the ad valorem property taxes.

FUNDING: Solid Waste Collection Fees.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Lien amounts collected with the ad valorem tax bills are a direct pass through to South Tahoe Refuse Company (STR). Incidental costs associated with the lien proceedings are paid from the County’s Solid Waste program. There is no impact to the General Fund, and there is no Net County Cost.

Background
Solid waste refuse and garbage collection has been mandatory in the Tahoe Basin since December 31, 1970, when the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency approved an ordinance prohibiting issuance of a building permit for any Lake Tahoe occupancy unless solid waste collection and disposal was provided by a licensed or franchised solid waste hauler, or by a public agency.

On December 29, 1981, the Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance 3214 Mandatory Refuse and Garbage Collection of South Lake Tahoe, which prescribed the duty of the parcel owner to provide for the payment of the mandatory refuse collection and disposal fees.

On January 26, 1999, the Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance 4525 which revised the mandatory solid waste collection areas in the County and provided a lien hearing process for delinquent mandatory collection amounts outstanding for ninety (90) days or more, as well as including other ordinance provisions regarding the administration of mandatory solid waste collection areas applicable to all designated mandatory solid waste collection areas.

The goals of mandatory refuse collection were to 1) reduce illegal disposal; 2) provide for expanded disposal, recycling and yard waste programs which support the County’s Integrated Waste Management Plan, adopted in compliance with the...

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