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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing on Preliminary Fee Schedule June 24, 2020 at 12:00 Noon

Tinker Creek Transfer Station front entrance

The public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, will be held at 12:00 noon, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable, on June 24, 2020, at the Authority’s offices at 1020 Hollins Road, N.E., Roanoke, Virginia. The resolution adopted by the Authority on April 22, 2020, establishing the preliminary fees and charges is set forth below:

RESOLUTION OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY RESOURCE AUTHORITY

Adopted this 22nd date of April, 2020

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A RESOLUTION SETTING FORTH AND PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING ON THE AUTHORITY’S PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE OF REVISED RATES, FEES, AND CHARGES TO BE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020.

WHEREAS, the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority ("Authority"), in accordance with the provisions of the Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Act, intends to establish a revised schedule of rates, fees, and charges to be charged by the Authority to users of the Authority’s garbage and refuse collection and disposal system and related facilities ("System"), providing for the following changes in the Authority’s rates, fees, and charges:

(i) Municipal Waste fee remains the same at $53.50/ton;

(ii) Contract Municipal Waste fee remains the same at $57/ton;

(iii) Increase the Commercial Waste Fee from $61.50/ton to $62.75/ton

(iv) Increase the STS Surcharge: Non-Compacted ≥20 CY Loads fee from $7.75/ton to $8.00/ton.

(v) Increase the tires from $120/ton to $155/ton

(vi) Tires mixed with waste fee remains the same at $5.00/tire

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority as follows:

1. Fees and Charges. The Authority hereby adopts the preliminary schedule of revised rates, fees, and charges to be charged by the Authority effective July 1, 2020, for the use of the System are as set forth on Exhibit A, which is attached to and incorporated in this resolution.

2. Public Hearing. A Public Hearing is hereby scheduled for the Authority’s regularly scheduled June Board Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on June 24, 2020 at the Authority’s Tinker Creek Transfer Station on the preliminary schedule of revised rates, fees, and charges.

3. Notice of Public Hearing. The Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the Authority are authorized and directed to publish the required Notice of Public Hearing setting forth the preliminary schedule of revised rates, fees, and charges to be given by two publications, at least 6 days apart, in a newspaper having general circulation in the area to be served by the Authority with the second notice being published at least 14 days before the date fixed in such notice for the hearing. The Authority Secretary is authorized and directed to mail a copy of such Notice of Public Hearing, including this Resolution, to the Board of Supervisors of Roanoke County, the Town Council of the Town of Vinton, and the City Councils of the City of Roanoke and the City of Salem. After such public hearing, the preliminary schedule, either as originally adopted or as amended, may be adopted and put into effect.

4. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

ATTEST: Peggy L. Bishop, RVRA Board Secretary

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