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File #: 15-0786    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/15/2015 In control: Planning and Building
On agenda: 7/28/2015 Final action: 7/28/2015
Title: HEARING - Community Development Agency, Administration and Finance Division, recommending the Board conduct a hearing to consider adopting and authorizing the Chair to sign Resolution 126-2015 establishing the delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees for South Tahoe Refuse Company as a special assessment for the 2015/16 tax year and providing for the collection thereof in the same manner as the ad valorem property taxes. (Est. Time: 10 Min.) FUNDING: Solid Waste Collection Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - Contract Routing Sheet 7/28/15, 2. B - Resolution 7/28/15, 3. C - Exhibit A - 7-28-15, 4. Executed Resolution 126-2015 (7-28-15)
Related files: 20-0873
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HEARING - Community Development Agency, Administration and Finance Division, recommending the Board conduct a hearing to consider adopting and authorizing the Chair to sign Resolution 126-2015 establishing the delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees for South Tahoe Refuse Company as a special assessment for the 2015/16 tax year and providing for the collection thereof in the same manner as the ad valorem property taxes. (Est. Time: 10 Min.)

FUNDING: Solid Waste Collection Fees.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Administration and Finance Division, recommending the Board conduct a hearing to consider adoption of Resolution XXX-2015 establishing the delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees for South Tahoe Refuse Company (STR) as a special assessment for the 2015/2016 tax year and providing for the collection thereof in the same manner as the ad valorem property taxes.

DISCUSSION / 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.

In October 1972, El Dorado County voters passed a mandatory collection ordinance for all residential units in the unincorporated area of the Lake Tahoe Basin. The goals of mandatory refuse collection are to: a) reduce illegal disposal; b) provide for expanded disposal, recycling and yard waste programs which support the County’s compliance with AB 939 that mandated 50% diversion by the year 2000; and c) institute a consolidated and single refuse collection rate within designated mandatory collection areas.

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...

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