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File #: 10-0777    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 7/9/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/27/2010 Final action: 7/27/2010
Title: HEARING - Consider adoption of Resolution establishing delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees as special assessments and providing for collection in the same manner as ad valorem property taxes for South Tahoe Refuse Co., Inc. (Est. Time: 10 Min. ) Resolution 113-2010
Attachments: 1. A10-0777, 2. B 10-0777, 3. C 10-0777, 4. D - Final Lien List 7-29-10 attached, 5. Fully executed Resolution 113-2010
Title
HEARING - Consider adoption of Resolution establishing delinquent mandatory refuse collection fees as special assessments and providing for collection in the same manner as ad valorem property taxes for South Tahoe Refuse Co., Inc. (Est. Time: 10 Min. )
Resolution 113-2010
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: None

Background: On December 31, 1970, the California Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) approved an ordinance prohibiting the issuance of a building permit for any Lake Tahoe occupancy unless solid waste export is 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 all help toward the Countys compliance with AB 939 which mandated 50% diversion by the year 2000; and c) institute a consolidated and single refuse collection rate within designated mandatory collection areas.

In January 1999, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved Ordinance Code section 8.42.250 that states Mandatory collection fees authorized pursuant to this article which remain unpaid for a period of ninety (90) or more days after the date upon which they were billed may be collected thereafter by El Dorado County as provided herein.
A. Once a year the board of supervisors shall cause to be prepared a report of delinquent fees. The Board shall fix a time, date and place for hearing the report and any objections or protests thereto.
B. The board shall cause notice of the hearing to be mailed to the landowners listed on the report not less than ten (10) days prior to the date of the hearing.
C. At the hearing, the board shall hear any objections or protests of landowners liable to be assessed for delinquent fees. The board ...

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