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JEFFERSON-BELMONT REGIONAL SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND HEARING NOTICE FOR 2021 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
The Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority (“JB Green Team”) has prepared a draft solid waste management plan expected to take effect in 2021 as required by Section 3734.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. The Authority is establishing a 30-day written comment period (October 23, 2020 to November 23, 2020at 12:00pm) on the draft solid waste management plan. The 2021 Plan is available for review on the Authority’s website at https://www.jbgreenteam.org or, at the following locations during normal business hours:
JB Green Team Jefferson County Office: 228 Technology Way, Steubenville, OH 43952, Phone: 740-266-6899
Jefferson County Commissioners Office: 301 Market St., 1st Floor, Steubenville, OH 43952, Phone: 740-283-8500
JB Green Team Belmont County Office: 67895 Pickering Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950, Phone: 740-296-5376
Belmont County Commissioners Office: 101 W. Main St., St. Clairsville, OH 43950, Phone: 740-699-2155
A public hearing on the draft 2021 solid waste management plan will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the following locations and times:
10:00am at JB Green Team Belmont Office, 67895 Pickering Rd, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950
2:00pm at JB Green Team Jefferson Office, 228 Technology Way, Steubenville, Ohio 43952
5:00pm Tiltonsville City Hall, 222 Grandview Ave, Tiltonsville, Ohio 43963
The 2021 Plan is an update to the previously approved solid waste plan. The 2021 Plan establishes a fifteen-year planning period (2021-2036) and includes a budget to finance the plan, a solid waste facility inventory, projections and strategies, facilities and programs to be used, an analysis of progress made toward achieving state waste reduction goals, and Authority rules.
The 2021 Plan includes details existing programs including residential/commercial recycling and collection programs, education and outreach programs for target audiences, industrial strategies, household hazardous waste recycling, scrap tire management, and electronics recycling. The District demonstrates achieving goals required by the State of Ohio for recycling and waste reduction for residential, commercial and industrial solid wastes. The 2021 Plan complies with State Plan Goal #1: Infrastructure Goal.
The 2021 Plan includes a demonstration of access to at least fifteen years of solid waste landfill capacity to meet the solid waste management needs of the Authority’s residents, businesses, and institutions. The 2021 Plan authorizes the Board to establish facility designations in accordance with ORC Section 343.014. The 2021 Plan includes a detailed budget outlining revenues and operational costs for programs. The Authority currently levies solid waste disposal fees pursuant to ORC Section 3734.57(B) in the amount of $1.00 per ton of solid waste in-district; $2.00 per ton of solid waste out-of-district; and $1.00 per ton of solid waste out-of-state). The 2021 Plan maintains this disposal fee throughout the planning period.
Comments on the 2021 Plan will be accepted for a thirty (30) day period extending from October 23, 2020 to November 23, 2020. During this period, anyone may comment on the draft plan by forwarding their comments, in writing, to: Anita Petrella, Executive Director, Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority, 228 Technology Way, Steubenville, OH 43952 or via email to: email@example.com.
The Draft Plan can be found on our Solid Waste Plan page