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Notice of Public Hearing | Solid Waste Service Fee Change

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to authority granted under Minnesota Law 400.08 and Sections 4:02(C) and 4:03 of the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Management Ordinance, that the Board of Commissioners of the Otter Tail County intends to adjust the Solid Waste Management Fee by resolution. Proposed adjustments to the solid waste management fee will be considered at a public meeting (pursuant to Minnesota Law 375.51) of the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners in the Commissioners Room at the County Government Services Center. ‘Otter Tail, at 515 West Fir Ave, Fergus Falls, Minnesota at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. The reunion will also be available for viewing via Livestream.

Sections 4:02(C) and 4:03 of the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Management Ordinance outline the procedures for adjusting the amount of solid waste management service fees. Special consideration will be given to a proposal to adjust the Solid Waste Management Service Fee from $14.00 per point to $16.00 per point (increase for residences from $70 to $80 per year). The proposed amendment would come into force on January 1, 2023.

The Otter Tail County Solid Waste Management Ordinance is available on the Otter Tail County Solid Waste website. This document and supporting information may also be viewed at the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department located at the Fergus Falls Recycling Center, 1115 Tower Road N, Fergus Falls, MN 56537. Additional information regarding the proposed review may be obtained by calling 218 998 -8950 or by e-mail [email protected]or in the memorandum for the 2023 Solid Waste Service Fee from the September 13 Council of Commissioners meeting.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing or to file written testimony before the date of the public hearing. Written testimonials must be submitted to the County Administrator’s Office, 520 West Fir Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537. Written testimonials must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. local time on October 10, 2022. Those wishing to participate remote can do it. by contacting the Secretary of the County Council at (218) 998-8051.