Sec. 10-256. Solid Waste Enterprise Fund; establishment. (a) There is hereby established and created an enterprise fund to be known as the "Solid Waste Enterprise Fund." It shall be operated in accordance with the provisions of this Section. (b) The purpose of this Fund shall be: (1) To finance costs associated with the maintenance and operation of land and facilities for the collection, transportation, and disposal of refuse, garbage, rubbish, and other matter and all related activities; (2) To finance costs associated with the administration and operation of the County's Refuse Collection Program; and (3) To finance costs associated with environmental, solid waste management, and recycling and waste reduction programs in the County. (c) The revenues and expenditures of each program shall be accounted for separately. (d) The revenue received for each program during the fiscal year shall be expended in accordance with each program's respective provision of the law. (e) Revenues in excess of expenditures for each program for the fiscal year shall be taken into consideration in establishing revenue rates and fees for the subsequent year's budget. (f) All proceeds from the collection of the site development/environmental surcharge established in Section 21-123 of this Code shall be paid into and appropriated from this fund in accordance with the provisions of that Section. (g) All proceeds from the recycling surcharge established in Section 21-155 of this Code and all receipts and revenues from the sale of designated recyclable materials by the County shall be paid into and appropriated from this fund. (CB-120-1981; CB-65-1994) Editor's Note: CR-2-1985 approved the expenditure of $2,500,000 from the site development/environmental surcharge for financing the methane gas power system. An annual progress report is required. Reimbursement of the Land Reclamation Enterprise Fund is required by the end of Fiscal Year 1992. All assets, liabilities, and retained earnings related to environmental and recycling program activities in the Land Reclamation Enterprise Fund established pursuant to Section 10-256 shall be transferred to the Environmental and Recycling Enterprise Fund on July 1, 1989. CB-65-1994 provided that all assets, liabilities, and retained earnings of the Environmental and Recycling Enterprise Fund and the Refuse Collections Enterprise Fund as of September 19, 1994, shall be transferred to the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund.
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