NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING SOLID WASTE AND REFUSE DISPOSAL SERVICE RATES, FEES AND CHARGES TO BE IMPOSED BY THE MONTGOMERY REGIONAL SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held on May 21, 2020 at 1:30 pm at the Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority, 555 Authority Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073 concerning MRSWA’s proposed rates, fees and charges for solid waste and refuse disposal services. Such proposed rates, fees and charges are as follows: SOLID WASTE SERVICES Clean brush, wood & pallets $49.50 per ton ($2.48 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Construction waste $43.00 per ton ($2.15 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Dead animals $57.00 per ton ($2.85 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Industrial waste $43.00 per ton ($2.15 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Leaves $57.00 per ton ($2.85 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Municipal solid waste – jurisdictional $57.00 per ton ($2.85 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Municipal solid waste – commercial $43.00 per ton ($2.15 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) Sludge $57.00 per ton ($2.85 minimum charge up to 100 lbs.) White goods/appliances – contain freon Only a $15.00 freon surcharge Alternate daily cover direct haul material Contact NRRA Direct Haul – non friable asbestos Contact NRRA Mulch sold to public $30.00 per ton Untarped/unsecured loads $10.00 per load (in addition to the per ton material fee) Member clean-up events $57.00 per ton Special waste: Must be of a type allowed by law and acceptable to the Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority. Rate charged will be a rate set by the New River Resource Authority plus cost of transportation and handling. RECYCLING SERVICES Tires $0.17 per pound ($3.40 minimum charge up to 20 pounds) (Personal items brought by (a) individuals residing in an Authority member jurisdiction, (b) a program sponsored by a member jurisdiction, are not subject to charges listed below; businesses and all others subject to charges listed below.) CRTs (monitors) Service no longer provided CPUs Service no longer provided E-Waste Scrap (printers, keyboards, Service no longer provided speakers, dvd’s, vcr’s, etc.) Televisions Service no longer provided Printer Cartridges & Cell Phones Service no longer provided Mercury Service no longer provided Straight Florescent Lamps Service no longer provided U-Shape Florescent Lamp and Service no longer provided Compact Florescent (CFL’s) HID (High Intensity Discharge) Service no longer provided Shielded/Coated Lamps Service no longer provided Alkaline Batteries Service no longer provided Nickel-Cadmium Batteries Service no longer provided Lithium Batteries Service no longer provided Lead Sealed Cell Batteries Service no longer provided Lead Acid Batteries Service no longer provided Non-PCB Lighting Ballasts Service no longer provided PCB Lighting Ballasts Service no longer provided HID–High Intensity Discharge Lighting Ballasts Service no longer provided Single Stream recycling processing fee: $59.50 per ton charge for loads of single stream recyclables unless contaminated and rejected then the processing fee is $64.50 per ton. All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing, but due to the state of emergency and COVID-19 pandemic, MRSWA’s Board of Directors may impose certain requirements governing the format and conduct of the public hearing. Persons wishing to make comments are strongly encouraged to make written comments in advance of the hearing by email or mail. Those wishing to make written comments or seeking more information may contact Kim Staff ord, Administrative Coordinator, 555 Authority Drive, PO Box 2130, Christiansburg, VA 24068 (telephone 540-381-2820 and email address of kstaff ord@ mrswa.com).

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