Town of Schodack, NY
Rensselaer County
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[Adopted 10-27-1988 by resolution]
A. 
The Town of Schodack public sanitary landfill refuse disposal area shall be for the disposition of refuse generated within the Town of Schodack.
B. 
Refuse shall be limited to residential and commercial wastes. No hazardous materials shall be permitted.
Definitions for types of users shall be as follows:
A. 
"Residential users" are those who generate refuse from their own household and nonbusiness sources.
B. 
A "Collector" is an individual or individuals who collect refuse from residents and businesses within the town and charge a fee for said service.
C. 
"Commercial users" are all others.
The sanitary landfill of the Town of Schodack shall be open the following hours:
A. 
Eastern standard time:
Day
Hours
Monday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
B. 
Daylight saving time:
Day
Hours
Monday
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
C. 
The sanitary landfill shall be closed all day Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and holidays, as posted. The following are town holidays for calendar year 1989:
(1) 
New Year's Day.
(2) 
Martin Luther King's Birthday.
(3) 
Presidents' Day.
(4) 
Memorial Day.
(5) 
Independence Day.
(6) 
Labor Day.
(7) 
Election Day.
(8) 
Veterans' Day.
(9) 
Thanksgiving Day.
(10) 
Friday after Thanksgiving.
(11) 
Christmas.
D. 
The Town Board is hereby authorized to change the hours when the sanitary landfill shall be open, by resolution, and a notice shall be posted at the landfill advising personnel of the change in hours at least 10 days before such new hours take effect.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
A. 
The fees for residential use of the Town of Schodack public sanitary landfill refuse disposal area are as follows:
Type of License or Refuse
Fee
Residents' 8-month license
$35.00*
Senior citizen reduced rate license
$30.00**
Resident without permit/1 load:
Passenger car with nothing in tow
$3.00
Passenger car with trailer
$5.00
Pickup trucks
$5.00
Metal goods:
Stove, washers, freezers and dryers
$10.00 each
Refrigerators, water tanks and furnaces
$10.00 each
Tires (residential only, no commercial)
$2.00 each
NOTES:
* Subject to change with notice.
** Senior citizen discount for persons 65 years or older.
B. 
Two forms of identification must be rendered as proof of residency in order to purchase residential permits and/or utilize the facility on a per-trip basis. Upon application and payment of fees, a permit sticker will be issued for each vehicle of the household as follows:
Vehicle
Fee
First vehicle
$35.00
Second vehicle
No charge
Third and subsequent vehicles
$2.00 each
C. 
Commercial use.
(1) 
The fees for commercial use of the Town of Schodack public sanitary landfill refuse disposal area are as follows:
(a) 
Annual license fee, per vehicle: $100. [NOTE: Subject to change without notice]
(b) 
User fee, per cubic yard, based on vehicle maximum capacity/full load: $10.
(2) 
Metal drums from commercial users are prohibited.
D. 
The Town Board may, notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, amend or modify by resolution any fee set forth in this section.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Landfill license stickers are to be permanently affixed to and prominently displayed on the left front of vehicle, such as to be plainly visible to anyone standing 10 feet in front of the vehicle.
The following items must be separated and deposited separately at the landfill, per direction of landfill personnel:
A. 
Bulky metal items, such as appliances, bathtubs, engines, sinks, etc.
B. 
Tires.
C. 
Timber greater than three feet in length.
D. 
Demolition materials, such as large quantities of bricks, stumps, roofing, wood, brush, etc.
A. 
Residents may bring bundled newsprint to the landfill during normal hours. Bundles should weigh no more than 40 pounds and contain only clean, dry, black and white newsprint. Town landfill personnel will store and process the newsprint.
B. 
Bins will be provided for clean glass (labels may be left on), plastic containers and aluminum cans (cleaned and crushed).
Each time a commercial user wishes to utilize the Town of Schodack public sanitary landfill refuse disposal area, he/she must, under the penalty of offering a false instrument for filing, (Penal Law § 175.35) declare that it does not contain prohibited materials, that it was collected only in the Town of Schodack (citing specific job location) and shall pay the appropriate use fee when billed.
In addition, collectors may not use the Schodack landfill facility after January 31, 1987. In lieu thereof, the town has entered into an agreement with the City of Troy to accept commercial and residential wastes collected within the Town of Schodack. The license fee for each collector vehicle utilized in the Town of Schodack landfill during January and thereafter in Troy shall be $25. Said permit shall be utilized for identification purposes at the Troy landfill. All collectors doing business within the town are to purchase said permit and must dispose of refuse collected within the Town of Schodack at the Troy facility. The collector rate per cubic yard prior to January 31, 1987, shall be $10 and must be paid on cash-on-delivery basis. Said fee shall be based on a full load for the maximum capacity.
Any violation of these rules and regulations shall void tipping privileges.