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Notice of New Solid Waste Ordinance Hearing

posted Sep 29, 2014, 7:48 AM by Michael A. Hawkes   [ updated Sep 29, 2014, 12:04 PM ]
On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M., in a meeting at the Socorro County Annex, 198 Neel Socorro, NM 87801, the Board of County Commissioners of Socorro County will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of discussing the adoption of the Socorro County Solid Waste Ordinance 2014-05. The purpose of the ordinance is to provide for the collection, storage and disposal of solid waste; establishing and imposing a disposal fee and punch card system, to prohibit the unlawful disposal and illegal dumping of solid waste, to provide for penalties and enforcement and an effective date. The Board of County Commissioners may vote to adopt the Ordinance at the meeting following the public hearing.

Copies of the proposed Ordinance are available for the public to view free of charge online (attached below) or at the County Clerk’s Office or the County Manager's Office, 201 Park Street, Socorro, NM. Copies of the proposed Ordinance may be purchased by the public from either office for $4.55. Written questions or comments to be considered at the public hearing will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on Monday, October 27, 2014, at the Socorro County Manger’s Office. For more information please call (575) 835-0589.