Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Solid waste management districts. Provides that the requirement for each county to have a single-county solid waste management district or be a member of a joint solid waste management district expires July 1, 2017. Provides that after June 30, 2017: (1) a county may dissolve its single county solid waste management district if: (A) the county executive and county fiscal body adopt ordinances in favor of the dissolution of the district; and (B) the county legislative body follows the procedure by which a political subdivision that established another political subdivision may dissolve that other political subdivision; or (2) a county, Solid waste management districts. Provides that the requirement for each county to have a single-county solid waste management district or be a member of a joint solid waste management district expires July 1, 2017. Provides that after June 30, 2017: (1) a county may dissolve its single county solid waste management district if: (A) the county executive and county fiscal body adopt ordinances in favor of the dissolution of the district; and (B) the county legislative body follows the procedure by which a political subdivision that established another political subdivision may dissolve that other political subdivision; or (2) a county, by action of the county executive, may withdraw from a joint solid waste management district and adopt an ordinance exercising the county's right not to be designated as a county solid waste management district and not to join another joint solid waste management district. Provides that the expiration of the provision requiring all counties to have solid waste management districts does not affect a solid waste management district established before the expiration of the provision. Prohibits a member of the county executive, legislative body, or fiscal body from voting on the dissolution of the county's solid waste management district if the member is an employee of the district. Provides that, if a district is being dissolved, any assets of the district that are not needed to satisfy the district's legal obligations shall be used by the county to provide the services previously provided by the district; that the county may continue collecting fees collected by the district but is required to use the fee proceeds exclusively to provide services previously provided by the district; and that if the district imposed a property tax levy, the authority of the district to impose the levy is transferred to the county but the county may use the taxes collected under the district's levy authority only for the purposes for which the district was authorized to use its levy. Provides that a county, city, town, or township does not have the power to dissolve another political subdivision except as expressly granted by statute, but establishes a procedure by which a political subdivision that established another political subdivision may dissolve that other political subdivision. Requires a political subdivision using this procedure to give public notice, hold a public meeting, provide opportunity for public comment, and create a plan concerning the dissolution, including an explanation of how the services provided by the entity to be dissolved will be provided after the entity is dissolved. ... View more