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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND ORDINANCE NOTICE OF HEARING (1104)

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO 

AMEND ORDINANCE
NOTICE OF HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that it is the intention of the Roseau County Board of Commissioners to amend Roseau County Ordinance No. 31 which is entitled “An Ordinance Establishing Rates and Charges for Solid Waste Management Services”.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that in order to consider public comments upon the proposed amendment there will be a public hearing on Tuesday, November 10,2015, at 9:15 o’clock a.m., in the Commissioner’s meeting room #110 at the Courthouse in the City of Roseau.
The public is invited to attend and to testify at this hearing.
The summary text of the proposed Ordinance is as follows :
ORDINANCE NO. 31
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING RATES AND CHARGES FOR SOLID
WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
The County Board of Roseau County ordains:
That Ordinance No. 31 of Roseau County, Minnesota, be amended as follows:
That the County of Roseau, State of Minnesota , has established solid waste management facilities on property located in Enstrom Township, Roseau County, Minnesota , and that anyone using said facilities shall pay to the Roseau County Treasurer the following fees , plus all applicable Minnesota sales tax and surcharges:
A. Residential Haulers $37.50 per ton
B. Commercial Haulers $37.50 per ton
C. Demolition Waste $ 7.50 per cubic yard
D. Out-of-County Waste $75.00 per ton
E. Pickup Trucks $11.00 per truck
F. Automobiles $ 5.00 per car
G. Car Tires $ 3.00 per tire
H. >20″ Tires $ 5.00 per tire
I. Tractor Tires $10.00 per tire
J . Appliances/CRTs $ 5.00 per unit

In addition to the above user fee, each resident and commercial entity residing in the County shall pay an annual solid waste assessment according to the following service fee schedule :
A. Residential Fee $ 70.00
B. Seasonal Recreation Fee 
(Roseau Co. Residents) $ 0.00
c. Seasonal Recreation Fee 
(Out-of-Co . Residents) $ 35.00
D. Category #1 Commercial $ 90.00
E. Category #2 Commercial $ 150.00
F. Category #3 Commercial $ 275.00
G. Category #4 Commercial $ 400.00
H. Category #5 Commercial $ 600.00
1. Category #6 Commercial $ 775.00
J. Category #7 Commercial $ 1,025.00
K. Category #8 Commercial $ 1,375.00
L. Category #9 Commercial $ 1,800.00
M. Category #10 Commercial $ 2,300.00
N. Category #11 Commercial $ 2,750.00
o. Category #12 Commercial $13,750.00
That if an entity fails or neglects to pay said charges or fees , including allapplicable Minnesota sales tax and sur charges, the Board of Commissioners can certify the same to the Roseau County Auditor who shall levy said charges against the real estate owned by the entity, and the same shall be collected with other taxes . In the case of any village or governmental unit failing to pay the fees , including all the applicable Minnesota sales tax and surcharges, the Board of County Commissioners can certify said amount to the County Auditor who shall levy a sufficient amount on all property in said governmental unit to pay said amount.
This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2018, following its passage and publication according to law.
The Resolution to give notice of intention to amend this Ordinance was passed by the Board of County Commissioners of Roseau County the 13th day of October, 2015.

Jeff Pelowski
Roseau County Coordinator
(October 21, 2015)

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