On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 9:30 A.M., in a regular meeting at Sierra County's Special Events Center, 2953 South Broadway in Truth or Consequences, NM 87901, the Board of County Commissioners of Sierra County will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of adopting Ordinance # 11-012, an Ordinance providing for the efficient and sanitary disposal and collection of solid waste in Sierra County; regulation solid waste, litter and C & D debris; establishing a solid waste disposal and sanitation fee; creating an appeal process for a waiver of the fee; providing a penalty; establishing severability and an effective date. The Board of Commissioners may vote on the Ordinance during the scheduled meeting directly following the public hearing. The purpose of the Ordinance is that the Board of County Commissioners find that it is necessary to provide for the efficient and sanitary collection, recycling, transportation and disposal of solid waste; to control litter in Sierra County , and to protect the health, welfare and safety of the citizens of Sierra County.
The public may also view the proposed ordinance free of charge at the County Clerk’s Office located at 100 N Date Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 or the County Manager’s Office located at 855 Van Patten, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901.
Copies of the proposed Ordinance may be purchased by the public from either office for .50 cents a page.
The Public is invited to attend the August 21 hearing..
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