shall mean all non-hazardous, non-toxic Type II
(household) and Type III (construction) material
regulated by Act 641.
shall mean a Constituent, User, or Additional User
municipalities as defined in Article I of the
shall mean all owners and operators of solid waste
transporting equipment that are authorized to use the
is the one designated hauler per municipality who can be
directly billed by the Authority and meets the
requirements as defined by this document (Section
I.D.4.' and I.F.2.), and a primary hauler agreement
between the Municipality serviced and the Authority.
shall mean the fee calculated and assessed on a per ton
basis for disposal at the landfill. The tipping fee
shall cover the annual operating and maintenance
expenditures as set forth by the Authority in connection
with the adoption of a budget for each fiscal year. The
tipping fee shall include provision for payment of
future landfill expansion costs.
shall mean the cost incurred in the initial start-up of
the landfill. The Marquette County Solid Waste
Management Authority's debt service payment for the
purchase of land, engineering, legal, start-up, site
improvements, dewatering system, access roads,
buildings, excavation, liners, equipment, and interest
incurred to finance construction.
Loads' shall mean compost, tires, and Freon containing items
mixed with type II and type III waste.
requires special handling and are charged a fee above
the tipping fee that reflects the cost of disposal.
Loads' are loads that arrive at the landfill
containing material from more than one municipality.
This is only acceptable if responsibility billing is
defined as per a 'designated primary hauler agreement '
and that all parties involved are informed and agree.
Hours of Operations:
normal daily operating hours shall be 7:00 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and by
material shall be weighed prior to using the facility
for disposal. The Authority will provide a State
certified weigh scale at the landfill entrance area.
operation of the State certified weigh scale. A vehicle
carrying waste drives into the facility and drives on to
the weigh scale. Park vehicle on the weigh scale and go
into the office. Licensed solid waste haulers will
activate the weigh system by inserting a specially coded
identification card into a card reader located in the
office. Licensed haulers that have not been issued an
identification card will have their data manually
entered into the system. After the weight and other load
data is recorded, a weigh ticket is issued to the driver
by the scale attendant. The hauler will then retrieve
the ticket, sign the black and white copy and retain the
green copy for their records. The ticket will be
authorization to use the landfill disposal facilities
and will also provide a statement of the transaction for
weights will be established initially as part of the
licensing procedure. Tare weights will be checked
periodically by Authority personnel to verify and
maintain vehicle weight data.
can only be voided by a representative of the Marquette
County Solid Waste Management Authority. In every case,
each and every authorized vehicle passing over the scale
shall result in a permanent record in the computer
wastes that require extensive handling procedures, such
as asbestos, medical waste, and confidential document
destruction shall be delivered only after prior
authorization is given to landfill operating personnel.
Proper notice shall be by 2:00 p.m. on the day preceding
will be separated into Type II and Type III before it is
disposed of at the landfill. Some Type II may be routed
to the Type III area by landfill staff for the
efficiency of the operation.
solid waste hauler will retain two copies of the
original weigh ticket. One copy shall be for the
constituent municipality and one copy for the waste
hauler. The waste hauler shall be responsible for
delivery of the municipality's copy. The ticket will
constitute a statement of the transaction.
Marquette County Solid Waste Authority will invoice the
Constituent Municipality, Additional User Municipality,
or a Municipality's designated primary hauler each month
for all transaction statements accumulated during the
monthly accounting period. A Municipality's designated
primary hauler may be direct billed only if the
sponsoring Municipality guarantees payment of any
amounts direct billed to it's primary hauler. Invoices
will be due by the end of the following month. All aging
invoices beyond 30 days will be charged 1% per month
interest. Invoices that are 90 days overdue will be
presented to the Board of Trustees for review. The Board
of Trustees shall consider remedies for collection at
their first meeting following the 90 day aging period.
Municipalities and/or a designated primary haulers will
be notified of past due bills. Each Municipality and
their contractors will abide by the User Agreement of
for Type II waste, Type III waste, special waste,
asbestos, tires, mixed loads, penalty charges, etc. are
listed on the current fee schedule. Increases in the fee
schedule will go into effect 30 days after board