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File #: 2009-0200    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/16/2009 In control: Physical Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2009
Enactment date: 9/17/2009 Enactment #: 16646
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the management of solid waste, and implementing an emergency storm debris voucher program; and amending Ordinance 800, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.12.050.
Sponsors: Jane Hague, Larry Phillips, Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Solid Waste
Code sections: 10.12.050 -
Attachments: 1. 16646.pdf, 2. Amendment Pkg 9-8-09.pdf, 3. 2009-0200 Att 2 (S1).doc, 4. 2009-0200 Att 3 (T1).doc, 5. 2009-0200 Revised Staff Report.doc, 6. 2009-0200 Staff Report (8/25).doc, 7. 2009-0200 Staff Report.doc, 8. 2009-0200 Transmittal Letter.doc, 9. Fiscal Note.xls
Staff: Reed, Mike
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the management of solid waste, and implementing an emergency storm debris voucher program; and amending Ordinance 800, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.12.050.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Ordinance 800, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C. 10.12.050 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
Payment of the service fee may not be required of a user in the following circumstances:
A. When that user is engaged in a community litter clean-up campaign, but only if prior authorization has been secured in writing from the solid waste division director and records of use and tonnages or volumes are maintained; or
B. When the executive ((or the council)) has ((declared)) proclaimed that ((a natural disaster or other)) an emergency has occurred, in accordance with K.C.C. chapter 12.52, and ((as a result deems it in the best interest of the county to)) either the executive, or the council by motion, waives the service fees. Any such an action must identify the ((cause of the emergency, the length)) duration of the fee waiver and any special conditions placed on the waiver. ((If such action is taken by the executive and the executive proposes that the waiver continue beyond the date of the next regularly scheduled council meeting, the executive must report to the council by the time of that meeting the estimated loss of revenue resulting from the fee waiver and the council must approve the continuation of the waiver by motion.)) If the council ((initiates the fee waiver, it must do so)) waive the fees by motion, ((on which)) the executive ((has had)) must have a reasonable opportunity to comment on the proposed motion. The solid waste division director shall implement the fee waiver, consistent with any special conditions, by waiving disposal fees at one or more transfer stations, by providing drop boxes to be used for disposal, by distributing vouchers for disposal or by other appropriate...

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