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
(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.
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.