In the Matter of the Rate Adjustments for Solid Waste Curbside Collection Services in Unincorporated Columba County

BEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING In the Matter of the Rate Adjustments for Solid Waste Curbside Collection Services in Unincorporated Columbia County 1. The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at or after 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Room 310, 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, 2018. The Columbia County Solid Waste Advisory Committee is recommending that the Board adopt a rate increase of 7.6% rate increase for rural Clatskanie, rural Rainier and the rural St. Helens service areas. This area is serviced by Waste Connections, dba Hudson Garbage Service. And an 8.2% increase in the rural Scappoose and a 9.2% increase in the rural Vernonia service area. This area is serviced by Waste Management. Staff recommends that the Board set the proposed rate adjustments over for review at a public hearing on June 20, 2018 after provision of required public notice with the rate increases to go into effect on July 1, 2018. 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 Todd Dugdale, LDS Director, at 503-397-7207 or by visiting the County’s website at www.co.columbia.or.us/lds. Dated this 30th day of May 2018. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON /s/ Margaret Magruder, Chair Publish June 8, 2018. CCS51379

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2018/06/08

End Date: 2018/06/08

Owner: Columbia County Commissioners

City: ST HELENS

County: Columbia