BEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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BEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON In the Matter of the Rate Adjustments for Solid Waste Curbside Collection Services in Unincorporated Columbia County NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (PUBLICATION) 1. The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at or after 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Room 308, at the Columbia County Courthouse, 230 Strand Street, St. Helens, Oregon. 2. The purpose of this hearing is to consider proposed rate adjustments for curbside garbage and recycling services for residents and businesses in rural Columbia County (i.e., outside city limits), effective July 1, 2017. The Columbia County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is recommending that the Board adopt a rate increase for rural Clatskanie of 10% and an 8% increase for the commercial drop box service in rural Rainier. This area is serviced by Waste Connections, dba Hudson Garbage Service. Residents and businesses in all collection franchise service areas within the County will be subject to a Transfer Station disposal rate CPI pass-thru adjustment calculated as provided in Section 5.048 of the Columbia County Solid Waste Ordinance. The CPI for 2017 was 2.1 %. The proposed rate adjustments also affect drop box services in the aforementioned areas. 3. 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. 4. The hearing will be held according to the procedures established in the Columbia County Solid Waste Ordinance. 5. 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 www.co.columbia.or.us/lds/. Dated this 1st day of June, 2017. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON Publish 06/09, 06/16/2017. SCS15901697

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Publication: OPC Legals

Section: OPC Legals

Start Date: 06/09/2017

End Date: 06/16/2017