RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ADOPTED REVISED DRAFT
WOOD COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

WHEREAS, House Bill 592, effective June 24, 1988, established statewide goals for the sound management of solid waste generated within the State of Ohio;

WHEREAS, Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Section 3734.52 requires each County to establish or to participate with other Counties to establish a Solid Waste Management District in order to prepare, adopt, submit, and implement a Solid Waste Management Plan that provides for the safe and sanitary management of solid wastes generated within all of the incorporated and unincorporated territories of the County;

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has established Wood County as a Single-County Solid Waste Management District upon an exemption from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency demonstrating that Wood County has sufficient solid waste capacity for solid waste generated in the County;

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners pursuant to ORC Section 3734.54 established and convened the Wood County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee to assist in the preparation of an Initial and 5-Year Plan Updates of a Solid Waste Management Plan for Wood County;

WHEREAS, after the Wood County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee completed a Draft of the 5-Year Plan Update of the Solid Waste Management Plan, it submitted such Plan pursuant to ORC Section 3734.55 to the director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) for preliminary review and comment, which review and comment were duly considered and incorporated into a Revised Draft Plan by the Policy Committee;

WHEREAS, the Wood County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee, after having published notice of and conducted public hearings on the Revised Draft Plan, did by unanimous vote adopt such Revised Draft Plan;

WHEREAS, the Adopted Revised Draft Plan provides Wood County assurance of proper solid waste management and disposal capacity for a period of fifteen (15) years, documents reference year data to measure progress toward waste reduction and recycling goals, and establishes strategies to meet these waste reduction and recycling goals through education, promotion, and individual initiative;

WHEREAS, the Adopted Revised Draft Wood County Solid Waste Management Plan requires approval by ordinance or resolution by the Board of County Commissioners, by the legislative authority of the municipality having the largest population within the County, and by the legislative authorities of a combination of municipal corporations and townships with a combined population within the County comprising at least sixty percent (60%) of the total population of the County;

WHEREAS, upon such approval, the Wood County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee shall ratify the Plan and submit it to the director of the Ohio EPA for review and approval for compliance with applicable provisions of the Ohio Revised Code;

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Grand Rapids upon consideration and review of said Adopted Revised Draft Plan finds said Plan represents an appropriate means of achieving the required goals;

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Council of the Village of Grand Rapids, County of Wood, State of Ohio, that:

The Council, having met in session on January 10, 2011, hereby approves the Adopted Revised Draft of the Wood County Solid Waste Management Plan as presented by the Wood County Solid Waste Management District Policy Committee.

 

Passed:  December 13, 2010

 

 
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